ness definition

  • noun:
    • A cape or headland.
    • A promontory; a cape or headland. (frequently employed as a suffix in placenames)
    • A promontory; a cape; a headland.
    • A point of land running to the water; a promontory; a headland; a cape.
    • A suffix of Anglo-Saxon beginning, familiar with develop, from adjectives, nouns denoting the abstract quality of the adjective, as goodness, sweetness, whiteness, humbleness, hopefulness, spiritualness, crookedness, neglectedness, obligingness, the standard or state of being good, sweet, white, etc.
    • a strip of land projecting into a body of water

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