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Meaning of BASENESS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values
 

BASENESS is a 8 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: contemptibility, despicability, despicableness
 
 See Also: unworthiness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Base"ness\, n.
The quality or condition of being base; degradation;
vileness.

      I once did hold it a baseness to write fair. --Shak.

 
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