Definitions

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  • n. The state or condition of being unsafe.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character or state of being unsafe.

Etymologies

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unsafe +‎ -ness

Examples

  • No one was in this frat house now, it was beyond belief, a shack that you would think needed to be torn down immediately for unsafeness.

    It Ain’t All About the Cookin’

  • Eight is a lot of unsafeness since my last test last July.

    miss-k2 Diary Entry

  • Not because the mere fact of a discussion seemed to throw over it an air of unsafeness or suspicion.

    Treatise on the Love of God

  • He often spoke to me about the unsafeness of my religion.

    Pattie's Personal Narrative, 1824--1830

  • The fact that she defended herself (mentioning the darkness of the night, the dangerousness of the intersection, and the unsafeness of the other driver's car) clearly offended some readers.

    Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

  • (for his family is one that stands in very good repute all over that country), entertained him here and there at their Christmas merrymakings, so that he was constantly riding to and fro, from one house to another, and sometimes, when the place of his destination was distant, or for other reason, as the unsafeness of the roads, he would be constrained to lie the night at an inn.

    Ghost Stories of an Antiquary Part 2: More Ghost Stories

  • "Tight-lacing is ugly, because it distorts the natural lines of the figure, and gives an appearance of uncertainty and unsafeness ....

    Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, November, 1878 of Popular Literature and Science

  • The function unsafeDetachRequestBody never worked and wasn't designed properly; it's been replaced with a much improved transformRequestBody function which a) actually works, and b) doesn't have issues re: unsafeness.

    Planet Haskell

  • "I'm really attracted to unsafeness, areas of discomfort, awkwardness, repulsion and attraction -- those are the interesting dynamics to me in art.

    Tucson Weekly

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