Definitions

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  • n. The state or condition of being more.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Greatness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Greatness; superiority.

Etymologies

more +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Acoustic man, living in a simultaneous environment of electric information, is suddenly disillusioned about the ideal of moreness, whether it be more goods or more people or more security or more fame.

    The End of the Work Ethic

  • Revelation should not merely shock; rather, professionally we use shock to awaken surprise, a fundamental, for human constructive movement toward moreness.

    Humanistic Nursing

  • Over time a merger of the values of the nurse and of the existing community would be reflected as moreness in each.

    Humanistic Nursing

  • This awesome and lonely human capacity for choice and novel evolvement presents both hope and fear as regards the unfolding of human "moreness."

    Humanistic Nursing

  • Assche is known for his love of abstraction, but he's clearly partial to contradiction too, because the huge, mysteriously shrouded thing at the center of his venue promised "moreness."

    Style.com: Daily Fashion Show Pictures

  • "We went through a sort of baroque period, with an obsession for moreness," said Alan Koch, a principal at Taalman Koch Architecture in Los Angeles.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Surely we have moved along the road from Roman times to where a life and its extinguishing, the finality of its no-moreness, should be seen as sacred and treated accordingly.

    Belfasttelegraph.co.uk - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • But I rebel against the impoverished imagination and ambition of some of what passes for popular fiction and TV and film drama; and it’s in that spirit of rebellion that I set out to write a book full of ‘moreness’.

    2008 February 07 « Whatever

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