Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Fair appearance; plausibility; semblance.

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

  • noun Semblance; fair appearance; plausibility.

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  • noun semblance; fair appearance; plausibility

Etymologies

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seeming +‎ -ness

Examples

  • "It's her energy, her seemingness of being on tip toe with rising vitality."

    THE KANAKA SURF

  • I had never seen her with so little wind-surface, and the three narrow strips of canvas, bellied to the seemingness of sheet-iron with the pressure of the wind, drove her before the gale at astonishing speed.

    CHAPTER XXX

  • In fact, the very source of that disquiet, I would argue, may lie in the seemingness of the inconsistence, in our uncertainty, our inability to collapse the subjunctivity level from "could not have happened" back to "could have happened" by way of a rational explanation.

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  • In fact, the very source of that disquiet, I would argue, may lie in the seemingness of the inconsistence, in our uncertainty, our inability to collapse the subjunctivity level from "could not have happened" back to "could have happened" by way of a rational explanation.

    Freeform Critique

  • She was expert, and her body was warm and sleek and pulsing with the seemingness of vitality.

    Phaze Doubt

  • She was expert, and her body was warm and sleek and pulsing with the seemingness of vitality.

    Phaze Doubt

  • "It's her energy, her seemingness of being on tip toe with rising vitality."

    The Kanaka Surf

  • I had never seen her with so little wind-surface, and the three narrow strips of canvas, bellied to the seemingness of sheet-iron with the pressure of the wind, drove her before the gale at astonishing speed.

    Chapter 30

  • I remember being struck with the extreme mild-seemingness of all the prisoners, and wondering how such men could have been capable of such frightful brutalities as they had been in Belgium -- they looked and behaved as if they wouldn't have hurt a fly.

    The Doings of the Fifteenth Infantry Brigade August 1914 to March 1915

  • I had never seen her with so little wind-surface, and the three narrow strips of canvas, bellied to the seemingness of sheet-iron with the pressure of the wind, drove her before the gale at astonishing speed.

    The Mutiny of the Elsinore

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