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Meaning of NEARNESS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance; "the sudden closeness of the dock sent him into action"
 

NEARNESS is a 8 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: closeness
 
 Antonyms: farawayness, farness, remoteness
 
 See Also: adjacency, contiguity, contiguousness, distance, propinquity, proximity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Near"ness\, n.
The state or quality of being near; -- used in the various
senses of the adjective.

 
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