Secondariness Sec"ond*a*ri*ness, n. The state of being secondary. [1913 Webster]

Full of a girl's sweet sense of secondariness to the object of her love. --Mrs. Oliphant. [1913 Webster]

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  • secondariness — noun see secondary I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • secondariness — See secondarily. * * * …   Universalium

  • secondariness — sec·ond·ar·i·ness …   English syllables

  • secondariness — rēnə̇s, rin noun ( es) : the quality or state of being secondary …   Useful english dictionary

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  • secondary — I. adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. of second rank, importance, or value b. of, relating to, or constituting the second strongest of the three or four degrees of stress recognized by most linguists < the fourth syllable of basketball team… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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