daftness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

daft +‎ -ness.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

daftness (countable and uncountable, plural daftnesses)

  1. Property of being daft.
    • 1919, John Buchan, “chapter 8”, in Mr Standfast:
      There's no end to their daftness if they once start on that track. A lawfu' trade's a lawfu' trade, says I, and it's contrary to public policy to pit it at the mercy of wheen cranks. D'ye no agree, sir? By the way, I havena got your name?
  2. (countable) Something that is daft.