Definitions

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  • n. The state or condition of being trying (arduous, difficult to endure).

Etymologies

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trying +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Next to sweet-potatoes, the premier abomination to walk through, give me kokos for good all-round tryingness, particularly when they are wet, as is very much the case now.

    Travels in West Africa

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