Definition of Nighness

1. n. The quality or state of being nigh.



Definition of Nighness

1. Noun. The quality or state of being nigh, or near. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nighness

1. the state of being nigh [n -ES]

Medical Definition of Nighness

1. The quality or state of being nigh. "Nighness of blood." Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nighness

niggliest
niggliite
niggling
nigglingly
nigglings
niggly
nigh
nigh(a)
nighed
nighen
nigher
nighest
nighing
nighly
nighness (current term)
nighnesses
nighs
nighsome
night-bat
night-bats
night-blind
night-blooming
night-blooming cereus
night-light
night-line
night-rail

Literary usage of Nighness

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1. The Parliamentary Debatesby Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard by Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard (1821)
"At the beginning, besides the persons in the suite of her royal nighness, there came also some people of distinction ; but in these balls were introduced ..."

2. The Religious Magazine and Monthly Review by Edmund H Sears, James William Thompson, John Hopkins Morison (1869)
"And really it is simply for nighness, and not for quality of action, ... And on the foregoing understanding, nighness is simply and fairly a matter of ..."

3. Miracles, Past and Present by William Mountford (1870)
"And really it is simply for nighness, and not for quality of action, ... And on the foregoing understanding, nighness is simply and fairly a matter of ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1886)
"On the other hand the commons in parliament addressed the king in favour of Bourchier, putting forward, according to the royal letters, the ' nighness of ..."

5. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, Thomas McIntyre Cooley (1872)
"... (y) " that the queen's nighness is, and in very deed and of most mere right ought to be, by the laws of God, and the laws and statutes of this realm, ..."

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