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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 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 General Deterrence (2011)

Theory and Application by S. Quackenbush

the dyad-year is sufficient for now because political activeness is a nondirected phenomenon. That is, if dyad Aversus B is active, then dyad B versus A is active as well. An interstate dyad is defined as any pair of states that are members of ...

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 Journal of the Board of Agriculture (1904)

Activeness is a sure sign ...

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

by Vladimir 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


Google previewThe Excelsior pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1876)

by William Nicholson (of Halifax.)

activeness ; quickness ; liveliness ; vivacity ; ef - fervesence. Bristle, (bris'sl) «. a part of swine' s hair ; — v. t. to raise up the bristles. Bristly, (bris'le) ad. set thick with rough bristles ; swine's bristles. Brit, (brit) n. a small fish of the herring kind.

Google previewWalker's Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1859)

Enlarged and Amended by P. Austin Nuttall

busy, nimble, quick Activeness ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)

Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (Lexicographer)

ACTIVENEss, ak'tiv-nes, s. The quality of being active; quickness; nimbleness. Activity, ak-tiv'e-te, s. The quality of being active. Actor, ak 'tur ...

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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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