Definition of Gradualness

1. Noun. The property possessed by a slope that is very gradual.

Exact synonyms: Gentleness
Generic synonyms: Gradient, Slope
Derivative terms: Gentle, Gradual
Antonyms: Abruptness



2. Noun. The quality of being gradual or of coming about by gradual stages.
Exact synonyms: Graduality
Generic synonyms: Fastness, Speed, Swiftness
Derivative terms: Gradual, Gradual

Definition of Gradualness

1. n. The quality or state of being gradual; regular progression or gradation; slowness.

Definition of Gradualness

1. Noun. The condition of being gradual ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gradualness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gradualness

gradino
gradins
gradiometer
gradiometers
gradiometry
grads
gradual
gradualism
gradualisms
gradualist
gradualistic
gradualists
graduality
graduall
gradually
gradualness (current term)
gradualnesses
graduals
graduand
graduands
graduate
graduate(a)
graduate engineer
graduate engineers
graduate nurse
graduate nurses
graduate school
graduate schools
graduate student
graduate students

Literary usage of Gradualness

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

1. The doctrine of sacred scripture, a critical, historical and dogmatic by George Trumbull Ladd (1883)
"... and gradualness belong, of necessity, to revelation as a process in history. History requires positive institutions in which the ideas that form its ..."

2. The Table Talk of John Selden by John Selden, Richard Milward (1892)
"Second, permeation and gradualness were the beginning, not the end, ... Mention the Fabians and someone will bring up "the inevitability of gradualness. ..."

3. The Reconstruction of Religious Belief by William Hurrell Mallock (1905)
""You are ignoring," answers the Church, " the gradualness of the Spirit's ... The gradualness of the methods is precisely what we criticise and arraign. ..."

4. Educational Psychology: Briefer Course by Edward Lee Thorndike (1914)
"It must l>e remembered further that gradualness in appearing and ... 'Imperfection' at the start and gradualness in development are the rule rather than the ..."

5. Catalogue by Syracuse University, St. Louis, Public school library (1910)
"It is the characteristics of the objective mind, if we may use such an expression, that determines the suddenness or gradualness of conversion. ..."

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