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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun activeness:


Definition of the noun activeness

What does activeness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: activenesses

  1. the state of being active
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonyms of activeness: action / activity
    • antonym of activeness: inactiveness
    • more generic word: state = the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • more specific words:
      • agency = the state of being in action or exerting power
      • busyness / hum = the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity
      • behaviour / behavior = the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
      • extravasation / eructation / eruption = pouring out fumes or lava
      • operation = the state of being in effect or being operative
      • overdrive = the state of high or excessive activity or productivity or concentration
      • play = a state in which action is feasible
      • swing = a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
    • attribute: active = erupting or liable to erupt
  2. the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically

Alternative definition of the noun activeness


  1. The state or quality of being active.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Activeness

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Google previewThe Journal of the Board of Agriculture (1904)

Activeness is a sure sign of perfect health.

Google previewService Science Research, Strategy and Innovation: Dynamic Knowledge Management Methods (2012)

Dynamic Knowledge Management Methods by Delener, N.

Pro activeness is a response to opportunities, whereas competitive aggressiveness is a response to threats (Hitt, et al., 2002; ...

Google previewAgriculture (1904)

Activeness is a sure sign of perfect health. Turkeys should be hatched as early as possible, in order to have them well grown for the Christmas market. The value of turkeys, per pound dead weight, increases proportionately with the size of the ...

Google previewPhilosophical Dialogues (1999)

Arne Naess and the Progress of Philosophy by Nina Witoszek, Andrew Brennan

Activeness is a basic concept in Spinoza ...

Google previewStrategy & Organizational Sustainability in Intermediary Nonprofit Organizations: Understanding the Revenue Diversification Strategic Actions of Managerial Leadership in the Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs). (2007)

defined the concept of strategy as coherence, activeness, and normality. Coherence means that strategy has an internal integrative logic, activeness refers to strategic posture as being static or ...

Google previewLibertarian Accounts of Free Will (2005)

by Randolph Clarke, Randolph K. Clarke

Reducible or not, however, activeness is a phenomenon that stands in need of explication. McCann rejects both ...

Google previewA New Approach to Ecological Education (2010)

Engaging Students' Imaginations in Their World by Gillian Judson

Activeness is the principle of Imaginative Ecological ...

Google previewUnderstanding Gregory Bateson (2010)

Mind, Beauty, and the Sacred Earth by Noel G. Charlton

Activeness is the solution to our despair, alienation, and pessimism. Evil and misery ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention (2008)

by V. Zatsiorsky

The activeness of the lead leg is similarly measured as the vertical range of motion of the COM of the lead leg during the takeoff phase (relative to the lower end of the trunk), multiplied by the fraction of the whole body mass that corresponds to ...

Google previewBetween Grammar and Lexicon (2000)

by Ellen Contini-Morava, Y. Tobin

“less active” “Least Active” (intermediate activeness) (lowest activeness) Singular Plural Singular Plural le les feminine la las non-feminine lo los Figure 3: E. C. Garcia 's analysis of Dative vs. Accusative distinction in the 3-p clitics. particular ...

Google previewSimiles Dictionary (2013)

by Elyse Sommer

ACTIVENESS. See Also: ALERTNESS, BEHAVIOR, BUSINESS, ENERGY, ENTHUSIASM, EXCITEMENT, MOVEMENT(S), PERSONALITY PROFILES About as active as a left-over fly in January —Anon About as animated as a suit on a ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the Śaivism (2004)

Kartrtva (activeness) and akartrtava (inactiveness) etc., ...

Google previewThe Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality (2004)

by Robert T. Francoeur, Raymond J. Noonan

but the women's special activeness, far surpassing men's activeness, has been consistently noticed in all of the four surveys. The similarity between the sexes on this behavior very probably occurs because males and females of roughly the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2002)

by Raymond J. Corsini

Activeness does not depend on the concept of heing mediated hy amecedem evems hut rather that it is essemially autocluhonous. activism A theory or practice of direct. positive. vigorous action or involvemem to achieve an end. in particular. a ...

Google previewSpelling Dictionary of the English Language (1831)

by [John] Entick

activeness, quickness, liveliness, lifel Brittle, s. a part of swine's hair, very strong hair Bris"tle, v. to raise up the ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3T1I1V4E1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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