from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being new.
  • noun The state of being newly introduced; novelty.
  • noun An innovation; a recent change.
  • noun Want of practice or familiarity.
  • noun A new condition; reformation or regeneration.
  • noun Synonyms See new.

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

  • noun The quality or state of being new

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

  • noun The property of being new; novelty

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  • noun the quality of being new; the opposite of oldness


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From Middle English newnesse, from Old English nīwnes ("newness, novelty"), equivalent to new +‎ -ness.



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