overness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

overness (uncountable)

  1. The quality of being over (finished, elapsed, concluded).
    • 2001, Gregory E. Ganssle, God & Time: Four Views (page 73)
      I do not suppose, however, that those who think that the overness of some experience or segment thereof is incompatible with maximal fullness of life would be bothered by such overness.
    • 2005, Sharon Delmendo, The Star-Entangled Banner
      Brownies in the Philippines illustrates American anxieties regarding the "overness" of the supposedly — and, more important, successfully — concluded Philippine-American war.

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