materialness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being material; importance; essentiality.

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

  • noun The state of being material.

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

  • noun The state of being material.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

material +‎ -ness

Examples

  • That is, the more we should become able to appreciate their form of materialness.

    The Ghost Pirates

  • That is, the more we should become able to appreciate their form of materialness.

    The Ghost Pirates: Chapter 6

  • While he might have eaten his bread "in sorrow" carelessly and mechanically, if it had been prepared for him, the occupation of cooking his own food brought the vulgarity and materialness of existence so near to his morbid sensitiveness that he could not eat the meal he had himself prepared.

    Drift from Two Shores

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