Definitions

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  • n. The degree to which something is key to a society
  • n. The statistical significance of a keyword's frequency in a given corpus, relative to a reference corpus.

Etymologies

key +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Was the low-keyness due to the country's economic situation?

    Zorianna Kit: The 2009 Oscar Swag Awards

  • Typically, language fails when seeking to plumb the depths of Reid's low-keyness.

    Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlines

  • Daniel Kasman, though, it "successfully walks the line between inspiring eroticism and thrills from its situation and prodding snickers out its audience ... the film remains entrenched in its own low-keyness and seems to have little desire to be anything other than successfully amusing."

    GreenCine Daily

  • Tonight @ The Bremen Café, 9 p.m. Celebrating the inherent low-keyness of Tuesday nights, the Bremen Café has dedicated the day to a weekly event called Geek Night, an informal gathering where patrons play video - and board games.

    Express Milwaukee

  • my weekend included a lasagna dinner party, watching rear window and fixing up our apartment. was some much needed low-keyness :

    Happy Monday

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