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understandingness

Definitions

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  • n. The state or condition of being understanding.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The faculty of understanding.

Etymologies

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understanding +‎ -ness

Examples

  • I mean I am a non native speaker and Aldis, to me, is a marvel of understandingness .. or however that is supposed to be correctly phrased.

    LEVERAGE: The 13th Step is "Shut Up About It Already."

  • She was so understanding; and was there a lapse somewhere in that very understandingness of her that made it the more restful -- that made her

    The Lee Shore

  • She smiled at him understandingly; the understandingness of her smile always went beyond her words.

    The Glory of the Conquered The Story of a Great Love

  • But there was an understandingness about him, that often you don't find.

    Angels & Ministers

  • I sometimes think there is something done to folks when they are learning to be parsons as takes out of them a part of a natural person's understandingness; and I would rather have told the doctor, but then he couldn't have told me whether these are the kind of things Christ died to make His

    In Homespun

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