12 letter words ending in ness

Abjectedness (n.) A very abject or low condition; abjectness.

Abortiveness (n.) The quality of being abortive.

Absoluteness (n.) The quality of being absolute; independence of everything extraneous; unlimitedness; absolute power; independent reality; positiveness.

Abstractness (n.) The quality of being abstract.

Abstruseness (n.) The quality of being abstruse; difficulty of apprehension.

Accurateness (n.) The state or quality of being accurate; accuracy; exactness; nicety; precision.

Adaptiveness (n.) The quality of being adaptive; capacity to adapt.

Addictedness (n.) The quality or state of being addicted; attachment.

Adequateness (n.) The quality of being adequate; suitableness; sufficiency; adequacy.

Adhesiveness (n.) The quality of sticking or adhering; stickiness; tenacity of union.

Adhesiveness (n.) Propensity to form and maintain attachments to persons, and to promote social intercourse.

Adorableness (n.) The quality of being adorable, or worthy of adoration.

Affectedness (n.) Affectation.

Affluentness (n.) Great plenty.

Allusiveness (n.) The quality of being allusive.

Almightiness (n.) Omnipotence; infinite or boundless power; unlimited might.

Amenableness (n.) The quality or state of being amenable; liability to answer charges; answerableness.

Amicableness (n.) The quality of being amicable; amicability.

Apparentness (n.) Plainness to the eye or the mind; visibleness; obviousness.

Arrogantness (n.) Arrogance.

Backwardness (n.) The state of being backward.

Becomingness (n.) The quality of being becoming, appropriate, or fit; congruity; fitness.


Bloomingness (n.) A blooming condition.

Brackishness (n.) The quality or state of being brackish, or somewhat salt.

Canorousness (n.) The quality of being musical.

Captiousness (n.) Captious disposition or manner.

Carelessness (n.) The quality or state of being careless; heedlessness; negligenece; inattention.

Catholicness (n.) The quality of being catholic; universality; catholicity.

Cautiousness (n.) The quality of being cautious.

Cavalierness (n.) A disdainful manner.

Championness (n.) A female champion.

Cheerfulness (n.) Good spirits; a state of moderate joy or gayety; alacrity.

Childishness (n.) The state or quality of being childish; simplicity; harmlessness; weakness of intellect.


Churlishness (n.) Rudeness of manners or temper; lack of kindness or courtesy.

Clownishness (n.) The manners of a clown; coarseness or rudeness of behavior.

Completeness (n.) The state of being complete.

Concreteness (n.) The quality of being concrete.

Confusedness (n.) A state of confusion.

Conjointness (n.) The quality of being conjoint.

Contrariness (n.) state or quality of being contrary; opposition; inconsistency; contrariety; perverseness; obstinacy.

Contriteness (n.) Deep sorrow and penitence for sin; contrition.

Convexedness (n.) Convexity.

Covetiveness (n.) Acquisitiveness.

Covetousness (n.) Strong desire.

Covetousness (n.) A strong or inordinate desire of obtaining and possessing some supposed good; excessive desire for riches or money; -- in a bad sense.


Creativeness (n.) The quality of being creative.

Credibleness (n.) The quality or state of being credible; worthiness of belief; credibility.

Criminalness (n.) Criminality.

Criticalness (n.) The state or quality of being critical, or of occurring at a critical time.

Criticalness (n.) Accuracy in examination or decision; exactness.

Damnableness (n.) The state or quality of deserving damnation; execrableness.

Deathfulness (n.) Appearance of death.

Debonairness (n.) The quality of being debonair; good humor; gentleness; courtesy.

Declaredness (n.) The state of being declared.

Decrepitness (n.) Decrepitude.

Definiteness (n.) The state of being definite; determinateness; precision; certainty.

Delicateness (n.) The quality of being delicate.

Deploredness (n.) The state of being deplored or deplorable.

Depravedness (n.) Depravity.

Deservedness (n.) Meritoriousness.

Desirousness (n.) The state of being desirous.

Desolateness (n.) The state of being desolate.

Despisedness (n.) The state of being despised.

Dextrousness (n.) Same as Dexterous, Dexterously, etc.

Dilatoriness (n.) The quality of being dilatory; lateness; slowness; tardiness; sluggishness.

Diseasedness (n.) The state of being diseased; a morbid state; sickness.

Dismayedness (n.) A state of being dismayed; dejection of courage; dispiritedness.

Disperseness (n.) Dispersedness.

Disposedness (n.) The state of being disposed or inc

Disquietness (n.) Disturbance of quiet in body or mind; restlessness; uneasiness.

Distinctness (n.) The quality or state of being distinct; a separation or difference that prevents confusion of parts or things.

Distinctness (n.) Nice discrimination; hence, clearness; precision; as, he stated his arguments with great distinctness.

Doubtfulness (n.) State of being doubtful.

Doubtfulness (n.) Uncertainty of meaning; ambiguity; indefiniteness.

Doubtfulness (n.) Uncertainty of event or issue.

Dreadfulness (n.) The quality of being dreadful.

Droughtiness (n.) A state of dryness of the weather; want of rain.

Elevatedness (n.) The quality of being elevated.

Eligibleness (n.) The quality worthy or qualified to be chosen; suitableness; desirableness.

Endearedness (n.) State of being endeared.

Enormousness (n.) The state of being enormous.

Enslavedness (n.) State of being enslaved.

Especialness (n.) The state of being especial.

Esentialness (n.) Essentiality.

Etherealness (n.) Ethereality.

Expediteness (n.) Quality of being expedite.

Explicitness (n.) The quality of being explicit; clearness; directness.

Familiarness (n.) Familiarity.


Feminineness (n.) The quality of being feminine; woman

Flippantness (n.) State or quality of being flippant.

Forcibleness (n.) The quality of being forcible.

Forswornness (n.) State of being forsworn.

Freckledness (n.) The state of being freckled.

Frequentness (n.) The quality of being frequent.


Fugitiveness (n.) The quality or condition of being fugitive; evanescence; volatility; fugacity; instability.

Gairish/ness (n.) Same as Garish, Garishly, Garishness.

Galliardness (n.) Gayety.

Globularness (n.) Sphericity; globosity.

Graciousness (n.) Quality of being gracious.


Grudgingness (n.) The state or quality of grudging, or of being full of grudge or unwillingness.

Gutturalness (n.) The quality of being guttural.

Handsomeness (n.) The quality of being handsome.


Horribleness (n.) The state or quality of being horrible; dreadfulness; hideousness.

Humorousness (n.) Moodiness; capriciousness.

Humorousness (n.) Facetiousness; jocularity.

Illusiveness (n.) The quality of being illusive; deceptiveness; false show.

Imitableness (n.) The state or quality of being imitable; worthness of imitation.

Immatureness (n.) The state or quality of being immature; immaturity.

Implicitness (n.) State or quality of being implicit.

Imposingness (n.) The quality of being imposing.

Indebtedness (n.) The state of being indebted.

Indebtedness (n.) The sum owed; debts, collectively.

Indirectness (n.) The quality or state of being indirect; obliquity; deviousness; crookedness.

Indirectness (n.) Deviation from an upright or straightforward course; unfairness; dishonesty.

Inexpertness (n.) Want of expertness or skill.

Infamousness (n.) The state or quality of being infamous; infamy.

Infiniteness (n.) The state or quality of being infinite; infinity; greatness; immensity.

Insecureness (n.) Insecurity.

Instableness (n.) Instability; unstableness.

Involvedness (n.) The state of being involved.

Juvenileness (n.) The state or quality of being juvenile; juvenility.


Ladylikeness (n.) The quality or state of being ladylike.

Languishness (n.) Languishment.

Laudableness (n.) The quality of being laudable; praiseworthiness; commendableness.

Laxativeness (n.) The quality of being laxative.

Lenitiveness (n.) The quality of being lenitive.

Likerousness (n.) See Lickerish, Lickerishness.


Majesticness (n.) The quality or state of being majestic.

Manifestness (n.) The quality or state of being manifest; obviousness.

Manifoldness (n.) Multiplicity.

Manifoldness (n.) A generalized concept of magnitude.



Materialness (n.) The state of being material.

Mistakenness (n.) Erroneousness.

Moderateness (n.) The quality or state of being moderate; temperateness; moderation.


Nationalness (n.) The quality or state of being national; nationality.

Negativeness (n.) Alt. of Negativity

Notelessness (n.) A state of being noteless.

Obsoleteness (n.) The state of being obsolete, or no longer used; a state of desuetude.

Obsoleteness (n.) Indistinctness; want of development.

Oppositeness (n.) The quality or state of being opposite.

Originalness (n.) The quality of being original; originality.

Orthodoxness (n.) The quality or state of being orthodox; orthodoxy.

Overfullness (n.) The state of being excessively or abnormally full, so as to cause overflow, distention, or congestion; excess of fullness; surfeit.

Overmuchness (n.) The quality or state of being in excess; superabundance.

Passableness (n.) The quality of being passable.

Passibleness (n.) Passibility.

Peculiarness (n.) The quality or state of being peculiar; peculiarity.

Pellucidness (n.) The quality or state of being pellucid; transparency; translucency; clearness; as, the pellucidity of the air.

Perverseness (n.) The quality or state of being perverse.

Perviousness (n.) The quality or state of being pervious; as, the perviousness of glass.

Placableness (n.) The quality of being placable.

Pleasantness (n.) The state or quality of being pleasant.

Polishedness (n.) The quality of being polished.

Portableness (n.) The quality or state of being portable; portability.

Positiveness (n.) The quality or state of being positive; reality; actualness; certainty; confidence; peremptoriness; dogmatism. See Positive, a.

Preciousness (n.) The quality or state of being precious; cost

Preteritness (n.) The quality or state of being past.

Previousness (n.) The quality or state of being previous; priority or antecedence in time.



Profoundness (n.) The quality or state of being profound; profundity; depth.

Prolificness (n.) The quality or state of being prolific; fruitfulness; prolificacy.

Puissantness (n.) The state or quality of being puissant; puissance; power.

Punctualness (n.) Punctuality; exactness.

Rationalness (n.) The quality or state of being rational; rationality.

Receivedness (n.) The state or quality of being received, accepted, or current; as, the receivedness of an opinion.

Relativeness (n.) The state of being relative, or having relation; relativity.

Resinousness (n.) The quality of being resinous.

Resoluteness (n.) The quality of being resolute.

Resolvedness (n.) Fixedness of purpose; firmness; resolution.

Rightfulness (n.) The quality or state of being rightful; accordance with right and justice.

Rightfulness (n.) Moral rectitude; righteousness.

Romanticness (n.) The state or quality of being romantic; widness; fancifulness.

Sanguineness (n.) The quality of being sanguine.

Scabrousness (n.) The quality of being scabrous.

Scraggedness (n.) Quality or state of being scragged.

Selflessness (n.) Quality or state of being selfless.

Sensibleness (n.) The quality or state of being sensible; sensibility; appreciation; capacity of perception; susceptibility.

Sensibleness (n.) Intelligence; reasonableness; good sense.

Sightfulness (n.) The state of being sightful; perspicuity.

Slipperiness (n.) The quality of being slippery.


Smotheriness (n.) The quality or state of being smothery.

Snobbishness (n.) Vulgar affectation or ostentation; mean admiration of mean things; conduct or manners of a snob.

Sociableness (n.) The quality of being sociable.

Solitariness (n.) Condition of being solitary.

Solvableness (n.) Quality of being solvable.

Soecificness (n.) The quality or state of being specific.

Speckledness (n.) The quality of being speckled.

Splendidness (n.) The quality of being splendid.


Stalwartness (n.) The quality of being stalwart.

Starchedness (n.) The quality or state of being starched; stiffness in manners; formality.

Startfulness (n.) Aptness to start.

Stealthiness (n.) The state, quality, or character of being stealthy; stealth.

Straightness (n.) The quality, condition, or state, of being straight; as, the straightness of a path.

Straightness (n.) A variant of Straitness.

Strumousness (n.) The state of being strumous.


Swimmingness (n.) Act or state of swimming; suffusion.

Temporalness (n.) World

Thoroughness (n.) The quality or state of being thorough; completeness.

Thrivingness (n.) The quality or condition of one who thrives; prosperity; growth; increase.


Tranquilness (n.) Quality or state of being tranquil.

Unactiveness (n.) Inactivity.






Valuableness (n.) The quality of being valuable.

Vaporousness (n.) The quality of being vaporous.

Variableness (n.) The quality or state of being variable; variability.

Versableness (n.) Versability.

Verticalness (n.) Quality or state of being vertical.

Vincibleness (n.) The quality or state of being vincible.

Vitreousness (n.) The quality or state of being vitreous.

Volatileness (n.) Alt. of Volatility

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Mark McCracken

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