Necessariness
Necessariness Nec"es*sa*ri*ness, n. The quality of being necessary. [1913 Webster]

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  • necessariness — noun The state or characteristic of being necessary. Time and space are themselves part of the phenomena or object. . . . It is the necessariness of these perceptions which has led to their being elevated to the position of abstract wholes in… …   Wiktionary

  • necessariness — nesɪserɪ / nesɪsrɪ n. essentialness, indispensability …   English contemporary dictionary

  • necessariness — nec·es·sar·i·ness …   English syllables

  • necessariness — rēnə̇s, rin noun ( es) archaic : the quality or state of being necessary : necessity …   Useful english dictionary

  • necessary — necessariness, n. /nes euh ser ee/, adj., n., pl. necessaries. adj. 1. being essential, indispensable, or requisite: a necessary part of the motor. 2. happening or existing by necessity: a necessary change in our plans. 3. acting or proceeding… …   Universalium

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  • necessity — noun /nɪˈsɛsəti/ a) The quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite; inevitableness; indispensableness. Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. b) The condition of… …   Wiktionary

  • unnecessariness — noun The state or characteristic of being unnecessary. The unavoidableness of which effects hath carried some of their Casuists into an opinion, of the unnecessariness of devotion in these holy businesses: so as one says . . . Though it be… …   Wiktionary

  • necessary — 1. adjective /ˈnɛsəˌsɛɹi,ˈnɛsəɹi/ needed, required Ant: unnecessary See Also: necessariness, necessitate, necessitation, necessitousness, necessitude …   Wiktionary

  • compulsion — Synonyms and related words: abstraction, abulia, alienation, amperage, anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state, apathy, armipotence, authority, beef, black power, brute force, catatonic stupor, charge, charisma, clout, coercion, cogence,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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