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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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


trying +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)


  • 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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