Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state or condition of being free.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state or quality of being free; freedom; liberty; openness; liberality; gratuitousness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being free, unconstrained, or unobstructed; openness; unreservedness; frankness; ingenuousness; candor; liberality: gratuitousness.

Etymologies

free +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • says the person who says all libs are liars and hence should be summarily ignored. irony-freeness is the flavor of the day, isee.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » How to “Kill the Bill”

  • It’s a smaller library for sure, but it’s DRM freeness is sure to attract adherents.

    Review: Amazon’s MP3 store : #comments

  • It was crucial that present differences were settled to avoid political parties approaching the courts after the election to question the "freeness" and "fairness" of the election, he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He passes the more plausibly because all men have a smatch of his humour, and it is thought freeness which is malice.

    Microcosmography or, a Piece of the World Discovered; in Essays and Characters

  • Your "freeness" is refreshing and is a wonderful sign of true social change.

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  • It is also clear that this project has been affected by the 'freeness' mentality that exists at too many levels in this society.

    JamaicaObserver.com | Lead Stories

  • Autonomy or 'freeness' of the pet is key in order to foster a sense of responsibility and nurture within the player (within design, more mature and happier the fizzee, the more freeness it has between activities).

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  • I've always enjoyed the "freeness" of TomDispatch, but readers, from time to time, have sent in contributions anyway.

    Darwiniana

  • - Read the comments in a long-ago post I made last January concerning the "freeness" of WSJ. Com and you'll see I wagered a bottle of Rex Goliath wine on a bet with my fellow Brand-Rex blogger, Rex Sorgatz (fimoculous. com), that when the post-Murdoch WSJ. com rolled out, a significant portion of it would come out from behind the pay-wall.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • But where are those sexy new aluminum MacBooks we've [...] - Read the comments in a long-ago post I made last January concerning the "freeness" of WSJ. Com and you'll see I wagered a bottle of Rex Goliath wine on a bet with my fellow Brand-Rex blogger, Rex Sorgatz (fimoculous. com), that when the post-Murdoch WSJ. com rolled out, a significant portion of it would come out from behind the pay-wall.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

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