Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Fitness; propriety; due quality.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Quality of being due; debt; what is due or becoming.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Quality of being due; debt; what is due or becoming.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

due +‎ -ness

Examples

  • I wish ye were once persuaded of this, — that all sinners must once appear before God’s tribunal and hear the righteous sentence of the dueness of punishment pronounced; I say, all must once appear, either to hear and believe it, or to see it executed.

    The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.