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serviceableness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being serviceable; usefulness in promoting good of any kind; beneficialness.
  • noun Helpfulness; readiness to do service.

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

  • noun the state or condition of being serviceable

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the quality of being able to provide good service

Etymologies

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serviceable +‎ -ness

Examples

  • We are not intent on them as such, nor do we take any one of them seriously as a whole, in its essence; we are only interested in them according to their serviceableness for our purpose.

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • Exit Araspas, to be baptised under this cloud of ignominy into the sunshine of recognised joyous serviceableness.

    Cyropaedia

  • During the war his inferior courage, it may be assumed, inured to his superior serviceableness, his fears giving counsel to his courtesy and care.

    Black and White

  • During the war his inferior courage, it may be assumed, inured to his superior serviceableness, his fears giving counsel to his courtesy and care.

    Black and White

  • During the war his inferior courage, it may be assumed, inured to his superior serviceableness, his fears giving counsel to his courtesy and care.

    Black and White

  • During the war his inferior courage, it may be assumed, inured to his superior serviceableness, his fears giving counsel to his courtesy and care.

    Black and White

  • During the war his inferior courage, it may be assumed, inured to his superior serviceableness, his fears giving counsel to his courtesy and care.

    Black and White

  • The sane economic ideal is to make the possession of money the clear indication of public serviceableness, and the more nearly that ideal is attained, the smaller is the justification of poverty and the less the hardship of being poor.

    A Modern Utopia

  • It is sad to them to lose so much of their life, and peace, and serviceableness to God; and to become so serviceable to Satan and his cause.

    The Reformed Pastor

  • All that really is offered in the behalf of apostasy, as to its serviceableness in this kind, is, that it is suited to ingenerate in believers a fear of hell, which will put them upon all ways of mortifying the flesh and the fruits of it, which otherwise would bring them thereinto.

    The Doctrine of the Saints��� Perseverance Explained and Confirmed

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