againness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

again +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

againness ‎(uncountable)

  1. The quality of being or happening again; repetition.
    • 1922, The British journal of psychology: Volume 12
      Only on the hypothesis that what is learnt in one generation is remembered by the next, can there be any feeling of againness or of expectancy.
    • 2011, Rebecca Schneider, Reenactment (page 50)
      The quote suggests that enactment becomes recognized as reenactment, recognized as a matter of againness, through explicit theatricality.