Talk:agreeingness

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The state of quality of agreeing. 127 bgc dictionaries have this, but there is no usage AFAICT. No Onelook dictionaries, except us. Perhaps Usenet? Since 3/2007. DCDuring TALK 02:06, 4 October 2010 (UTC)

I've added all three Usenet cites that Google Groups turns up. Not one is using it in a real complete sentence, though the 2005 one is at least using it in a traditional "exclamatory sentence". (The other two are using it in Internet-grammar contexts.) —RuakhTALK 13:27, 4 October 2010 (UTC)
Hmmm. I suppose that constitutes attestation. I have marked it "rare".
Also, in our definition we seem to be using "agreeing" as if it were a true adjective, but [[agreeing]] does not have that PoS. "becoming agreeing", "more/very/too agreeing" don't agree with my ear for English. I think we can delete the offending phrase. DCDuring TALK 15:14, 4 October 2010 (UTC)
Rare yes, also colloquial. The dictionaries' definitions of agreeingness seem to mean “agreeableness” — not a meaning our cites support — so perhaps agreeing is as adjective meaning “agreeable”? —RuakhTALK 18:02, 4 October 2010 (UTC)
Ruakh, I'll see your "colloquial" and raise you a "possibly nonstandard". -- Ghost of WikiPedant 16:40, 5 October 2010 (UTC)

RFV passed.RuakhTALK 15:33, 1 December 2010 (UTC)