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Meaning of NEARNESS

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\Near"ness\, n.
The state or quality of being near; -- used in the various
senses of the adjective.

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