Definition of Alternativeness

1. n. The quality of being alternative, or of offering a choice between two.

Definition of Alternativeness

1. Noun. The state of being alternative or representing alternatives. ¹

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Definition of Alternativeness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Alternativeness

alternative lifestyles
alternative mRNA splicing
alternative medicine
alternative oxidase
alternative oxidase pathway
alternative pathway
alternative pleading
alternative rock
alternative splicing
alternative therapy
alternative tremor
alternative universe
alternative universes
alternative vote
alternativeness (current term)

Literary usage of Alternativeness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Patent Essentials for the Executive, Engineer, Lawyer and Inventor: A by John Franklin Robb, George Prescott Tucker, Louis William Maxson, Edwin Clark Reynolds, Loren Alonzo Sadler, Edward Collins (1922)
"But alternativeness of structure and alternativeness in terms are not the same ... alternativeness in terms as distinguished from substance is frequently ..."

2. The Sánkhya Aphorisms of Kapila: With Illustrative Extracts from the by Kapila, James Robert Ballantyne, Fitzedward Hall (1885)
"But, even if it be so, [some one may say,] there may be association, or alternativeness, of knowledge of the truth with that knowledge which is termed ..."

3. Aniruddha's Commentary and the Original Parts of Vedântin Mahâdeva's by Aniruddha, Mahādevānandasarasvatī, Mahādeva Vedāntin (1892)
"... a certain quality admit of alternativeness in one respect, they are subject to alternativeness in other respects also (vikalpa-sasna), 8, ..."

4. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"alternativeness, (al-ter'-na-tiv-nes) nf Reciprocation ; the quality or state of being alternative. ALTERN IT Y, (al-ter'-ne-te) n. ». ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black (1904)
"The informations had been amended, and studiously avoided the difficulty heretofore made, on account of the alternativeness of the charges. ..."

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