abortiveness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abortive +‎ -ness

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Noun[edit]

abortiveness (usually uncountable, plural abortivenesses)

  1. (uncountable) The quality of being abortive. [First attested in the early 17th century.][1]
  2. (countable) The result or product of being abortive.

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  1. ^ “abortiveness” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 7.

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