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Definition of the noun oldness

What does oldness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: oldnesses

  1. the opposite of youngness
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • antonym: youngness
    • more generic word: age = how long something has existed
    • more specific words:
  2. the quality of being old; the opposite of newness

Alternative definition of the noun oldness


  1. The state of being old; age.

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Google previewSeventy Years Young; Or, The Unhabitual Way (1907)

by Emily Montague Mulkin Bishop

Specifically considered oldness means muscular setness, immobility; youngness means muscular freedom, mobility. Oldness means weak, flaccid muscles ; youngness means strong, firm muscles. Oldness means a stiffness of joints as ...

Google previewThe Friend (1907)

A Religious and Literary Journal

The true oldness is that of the letter or form, apart from the Spirit. What if the outward man be perishing, or decline, ...

Google previewA rhyming dictionary (1865)

by John Walker

Oldness Antiquity ; old age, s. Boldness Courage ; liberty ; impudence ; trust, a. Coldness Coyness ; want of heat ; chastity , a Kind'ness Benevolence ; favour ; love, s. Lov-ing-kindness Tenderness ; mercy, ...

Google previewThe Rhyming Dictionary of the English Language (1904)

In which the Whole Language is Arranged According to Its Terminations by John Walker

Oldness Antiquity ; old age, s. Boldness Courage ; liberty ; impudence ; trust, c Coldness Coyness ; want of heat ; chastity, s. Kindness Benevolence ; favour ; love, s. Lor-iug-kindness Tenderness ; mercy, s.

Google previewAn Irish-English Dictionary, Containing Upwards of Twenty Thousand Words that Never Appeared in Any Former Irish Lexicon: with Copious Quotations from the Most Esteemed Ancient and Modern Writers, to Elucidate the Meaning of Obscure Words and Numerous Comparisons ... ; to which is Annexed, a Compendious Irish Grammar. By Edward O'Reilly (1821)

age, seniority, oldness, antiaulty Seanёajo, seaнalbaid, s. a grandfather $eanoa cajs, seandataigh, s. a long life, great age; ...

Google previewA Vergilian Dictionary Embracing All the Words Found in the Eclogues, Georgics, and Aeneid of Vergil (1882)

With Numerous References to the Text Verifying and Illustrating the Definitions by Henry Simmons Frieze

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Scrabble value of O1L1D2N1E1S1S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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