Outness
Outness Out"ness, n. 1. The state of being out or beyond; separateness. [1913 Webster]

2. (Metaph.) The state or quality of being distinguishable from the perceiving mind, by being in space, and possessing material quality; externality; objectivity. [1913 Webster]

The outness of the objects of sense. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Outness — Slang for I m going or goodbye. Usually found after the word peace. I m bout to roll solo. Peace. Outness …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Outness — Slang for I m going or goodbye. Usually found after the word peace. I m bout to roll solo. Peace. Outness …   Dictionary of american slang

  • outness — noun ( es) Etymology: out (III) + ness : the quality or state of being out; specifically : the quality or state of being distinguishable from the perceiving mind by existing in space and possessing materiality …   Useful english dictionary

  • outness — noun a) The collective of things that are distinct from the observer. b) The property of being distinct. Syn: openness …   Wiktionary

  • outness — out·ness …   English syllables

  • far-outness — noun see far out …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inside-outness — noun The quality of being inside out …   Wiktionary

  • far-outness — far out·ness …   English syllables

  • way-outness — way out·ness …   English syllables

  • worn-outness — worn out·ness …   English syllables

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