aboriginalness

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Etymology[edit]

aboriginal +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

aboriginalness (uncountable)

  1. The state or condition of being aboriginal.
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby-Dick
      [] those insulated, immemorial, unalterable countries, which even in these modern days still preserve much of the ghostly aboriginalness of earth's primal generations []

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