gaddishness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gaddish +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

gaddishness (uncountable)

  1. (nonce word) Quality of being gaddish.
    • Robert Leighton, Archbishop of Glasgow
      Elders, be such in grave and pious carriage, whatsoever be your years; for young men may be so, and, possibly, gray hairs may have nothing under them but gaddishness and folly many years old, habituated and inveterate ungodliness!