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Definition of Decidedness
1. [n -ES]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Decidedness
Literary usage of Decidedness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Monthly Review (1842)
"... to turn his attention with some degree of decidedness with regard to the benefits or the reverse connected with this branch of our legal institutions. ..."
2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1844)
"But this rule is inapplicable to those cases arising from "sudden organic injury of the brain, manifested by a fit of greater or less marked decidedness. ..."
3. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"Spec, adhesiveness, stickiness, effectiveness, hardiness, vigor, determination, activity, decidedness, violence, intensity, acuteness, brilliance, ability, ..."
4. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1874)
"After praising, in a letter to Goethe, " the clearness, decidedness, and rich vivacity of her nature," the poet adds: "One's only grievance is the ..."