nineness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nine +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

nineness (uncountable)

  1. The property of being nine in number.
    • 1922, Robert Lynd, The sporting life and other trifles (page 186)
      Some day, let us hope, an architect will arise who will do justice to stairs, and who will design every step with an individuality of its own, so that we may climb delightedly from the oneness of the universe to the nineness of the Nine Muses []