from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being fitted; adaptation; fitness.

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

  • noun obsolete The state or quality of being fitted; adaptation.

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  • noun The state or quality of being fitted; adaptation.


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fitted +‎ -ness


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  • Corrie, that Isabel Rose was placed here by circumstance and not by fittedness.

    From the Car Behind James Montgomery Flagg 1903

  • I would greatly prefer to honor and hail them all for the singular fittedness of their gifts to the needs of the nation in their times.

    Modern Eloquence: Vol II, After-Dinner Speeches E-O Various 1870

  • God's universe where its experience would be according to its deserts, capacity, and fittedness, sought to do the Father's will in the present, and for the future committed himself in faith and love to the Father's disposal.

    The Destiny of the Soul A Critical History of the Doctrine of a Future Life William Rounseville Alger 1863

  • There is no haven for Sedaris, really, and his eternal ill-fittedness in the world is the source of his humour. - Home Page Heather Mallick 2010

  • "Then have a tailor take in the piece at the sides to maintain fittedness."

    unknown title 2009

  • It did not take Moses long to lead the children of Israel out through the Red Sea to deliverance and freedom; but his fittedness to lead them out was the result of years of hard discipline.

    Latest Articles 2008


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