wiseness

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English wisnesse, from Old English wīsnes (teaching, wisdom), equivalent to wise +‎ -ness.

Noun[edit]

wiseness (uncountable)

  1. The state, quality, or measure of being wise; wisdom.
    Yet have I something in me dangerous, Which let thy wiseness fear. ― Shakespeare, Hamlet.

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