abrasiveness

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Etymology[edit]

abrasive +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

abrasiveness ‎(countable and uncountable, plural abrasivenesses)

  1. The property, quality or instance of being abrasive.
    • 2013, Victor Watson, Reading Series Fiction: From Arthur Ransome to Gene Kemp
      The only abrasivenesses in her stories are the ones she deliberately puts there to be smoothed away as her fictional children progress towards the desired conclusion – so that she can begin another story and do the same thing all over again.

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