newness

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English newnesse, from Old English nīwnes (newness, novelty), equivalent to new +‎ -ness.

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Noun[edit]

newness (countable and uncountable, plural newnesses)

  1. The property of being new; novelty
    The newness of the car meant it still had that funny smell.

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