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Definitions

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  • n. periodicity

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Periodicity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being periodical; periodicity.

Etymologies

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periodical +‎ -ness

Examples

  • So assured, indeed, is the fact concerning the periodicalness of the sperm whale's resorting to given waters, that many hunters believe that, could he be closely observed and studied throughout the world; were the logs for one voyage of the entire whale fleet carefully collated, then the migrations of the sperm whale would be found to correspond in invariability to those of the herring-shoals or the flights of swallows.

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

  • So assured, indeed, is the fact concerning the periodicalness of the Sperm Whale's resorting to given waters, that many hunters believe that, could he be closely observed and studied throughout the world; were the logs for one voyage of the entire whale fleet carefully collated, then the migrations of the Sperm Whale would be found to correspond in invariability to those of the herring-shoals or the flights of swallows.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • So assured, indeed, is the fact concerning the periodicalness of the sperm whale’s resorting to given waters, that many hunters believe that, could he be closely observed and studied throughout the world; were the logs for one voyage of the entire whale fleet carefully collated, then the migrations of the sperm whale would be found to correspond in invariability to those of the herring-shoals or the flights of swallows.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

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