Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Location or position.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of having a place; ubiety; situation; position.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or property of having place or position; ubication.

Etymologies

where +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Now, with Placemaker, we can help developers and publishers make applications and data sets location-aware by determining the whereness of unstructured content.

    Why Location Awareness Will Make the Web More Useful

  • Once Internet browsers that could depict Web sites graphically evolved—programs such as Mosaic and Netscape—the computer became a reading library, a research room, a powerful orienting tool for our whereness in the world.

    The Tyranny of E-mail

  • The quality or state of being in a place; local relation; position or location; whereness. “… would then comport my further transformation into one of those beasts I define as awake by virtue of their ubication in sleep’s interior.” senescence.

    Continuing to Improve My Vocabulary « So Many Books

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