Mediateness
Mediateness \Me"di*ate*ness\, n. The state of being mediate. [1913 Webster]

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  • mediateness — me·di·ate·ness …   English syllables

  • mediateness — noun the quality of being mediate • Syn: ↑mediacy • Ant: ↑immediacy (for: ↑mediacy) • Derivationally related forms: ↑mediate • …   Useful english dictionary

  • mediacy — noun the quality of being mediate • Syn: ↑mediateness • Ant: ↑immediacy • Derivationally related forms: ↑mediate (for: ↑mediateness) …   Useful english dictionary

  • mediate — mediately, adv. mediateness, n. v. /mee dee ayt /; adj. /mee dee it/, v., mediated, mediating, adj. v.t. 1. to settle (disputes, strikes, etc.) as an intermediary between parties; reconcile. 2. to bring about (an agreement, accord, truce, peace,… …   Universalium

  • descent — Hereditary succession. Succession to the ownership of an estate by inheritance, or by any act of law, as distinguished from purchase. Title by descent is the title by which one person, upon the death of another, acquires the real estate of the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • descent — Hereditary succession. Succession to the ownership of an estate by inheritance, or by any act of law, as distinguished from purchase. Title by descent is the title by which one person, upon the death of another, acquires the real estate of the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • indirectness — noun having the characteristic of lacking a true course toward a goal • Ant: ↑directness • Derivationally related forms: ↑indirect • Hypernyms: ↑characteristic • Hyponyms: ↑allusiveness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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