Durableness Du"ra*ble*ness, n. Power of lasting, enduring, or resisting; durability. [1913 Webster]

The durableness of the metal that supports it. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • durable — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin durabilis, from durare to last more at during Date: 14th century able to exist for a long time without significant deterioration; also designed to be durable < durable goods >… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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