from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state or quality of being reliable; reliability.
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- noun The property of being
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- noun the quality of being dependable or reliable
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Of course, these proxies for reliableness - links, market evaluation, geographic proximity - wouldn't be perfect.
"A New York Times reporter is just a blogger who..." Ann Althouse 2005
There can be no reliableness of character without repose.
Lessons in Life A Series of Familiar Essays Timothy Titcomb
He explained how he arrived at this estimate, the reliableness of which is beyond dispute, though it may seem incredible to those who have not been in southern seas during the season when the sooty petrels
The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders Scott, Ernest, 1868-1939 1914
Like the rest of mankind, he has lights and shadows in his life, and a variety of moods, yet underneath all this he has a pleasing sameness that is the essence of reliableness.
Idle Comments 1905
He explained how he arrived at this estimate, the reliableness of which is beyond dispute, though it may seem incredible to those who have not been in southern seas during the season when the sooty petrels "most do congregate."
The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders Ernest Scott 1903
Is there steadiness, do you think, and depth, and reliableness altogether?
The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning Browning, Elizabeth B 1898
[Isa. xl, 26], is at the same time a guarantee of the reliableness of the senses.
Christian Ethics. Volume II.���Pure Ethics. 1819-1870 1873
She has no continuity, no reliableness, no self-control.
A Pessimist In Theory and Practice Frederic Mayer Bird 1873
Highly esteemed by his colleagues for his straight-forwardness, reliableness, punctuality, and conscientious fidelity in all his official duties, he exercised, here, his calling as teacher in a circle of hearers, at first relatively narrow, but which soon grew visibly larger, especially in the case of his lectures on
Christian Ethics. Volume I.���History of Ethics. 1819-1870 1873
Their original unbelief is a strong argument for the reliableness of their final faith.
Expositions of Holy Scripture St. Mark Alexander Maclaren 1868