Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state or quality of being exposed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being exposed, laid open, or unprotected.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being exposed; exposure: as, exposedness to sin or temptation.

Etymologies

exposed +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The truth is, that all voyaging is connected with exposedness to some danger; and up to this moment the

    Young Americans Abroad Vacation in Europe: Travels in England, France, Holland, Belgium, Prussia and Switzerland

  • And so to us all who, by our sinfulness, have brought down upon our heads exposedness to that retribution, which, in a righteously governed universe, must needs follow sin, and to that death which the separation from God -- the necessary result of sin -- most surely is, there is proffered in that great Sacrifice shelter from the destroying sword.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture: St. John Chaps. XV to XXI

  • There must, first of all, be the deep sense of need, of exposedness to danger, of weakness, of sorrow, and only then will there come the calmness of confidence.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture Psalms

  • The other points to our exposedness to danger and to enemies, and points to God as casting His shelter around us.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture Psalms

  • To one who lives ever in the Father's bosom, what can seem so strange as that men should prefer homeless exposedness and dreary loneliness?

    Expositions of Holy Scripture St. Mark

  • Maybe the problem has to do with the exposedness of theater foiling the relative seclusion of prose: How much anonymity can a man have if he's standing right in front of us?

    SF Weekly | Complete Issue

  • Reason’s exposedness in the rational regime is exacerbated by the absence of class in the old sense, based on principles or convictions of right.

    THE CLOSING OF THE AMERICAN MIND

  • From which it will follow, that both guilt, or exposedness to punishment, and also depravity of heart, came upon Adam’s posterity just as they came upon him, as much as if he and they had all coëxisted, like a tree with many branches; allowing only for the difference necessarily resulting from the place Adam stood in as head or root of the whole.

    A Theodicy, or, Vindication of the Divine Glory

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