fittingness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fitting +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

fittingness (uncountable)

  1. The state or condition of being fitting; suitability.
    • 2007 March 14, “It’s Not Up to the Killer (1 Letter)”, New York Times:
      He may neither judge the fittingness of society’s death sentence nor dictate our actions — even to express his remorse, however heartfelt.