Definition of Tentativeness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being tentative. ¹



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Definition of Tentativeness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tentativeness

tentaculifera
tentaculiferous
tentaculiform
tentaculite
tentaculites
tentaculocyst
tentaculocysts
tentaculum
tentage
tentages
tentation
tentative
tentative wound
tentative wounds
tentatively
tentativeness (current term)
tentativenesses
tentatives
tented
tenten
tentens
tenter
tentered
tenterhook
tenterhooks
tentering
tenters
tentful
tentfuls
tenth

Literary usage of Tentativeness

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

1. Essays and Essay-writing: Based on Atlantic Monthly Models by William Maddux Tanner (1918)
"tentativeness, incompleteness, and lack of elaboration and literary finish were felt by the inventor to be characteristic of this new literary genre. ..."

2. Essays and Essay-writing by William Maddux Tanner (1917)
"tentativeness, incompleteness, and lack of elaboration and-literary finish were felt by the inventor to be characteristic of this new literary genre. ..."

3. Essays and Essay-writing: Based on Atlantic Monthly Models by William Maddux Tanner (1917)
"tentativeness, incompleteness, and lack of elaboration and literary finish were felt by the inventor to be characteristic of this new literary genre. ..."

4. An Introduction to Social Philosophy by John Stuart Mackenzie (1890)
"... its dependence on the sciences without humiliation, its tentativeness without impatience, and its true value and dignity without exaggeration. ..."

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