Eligibleness El"i*gi*ble*ness, n. The quality of being worthy or qualified to be chosen; suitableness; desirableness. [1913 Webster]

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  • eligibleness — state of being qualified to be chosen; deservingness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eligibleness — el·i·gi·ble·ness …   English syllables

  • eligibleness — noun ( es) : eligibility …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eligibility — El i*gi*bil i*ty, n. [Cf. F. [ e]ligibilit[ e].] The quality of being eligible; eligibleness; as, the eligibility of a candidate; the eligibility of an offer of marriage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eligible — eligibility, eligibleness, n. eligibly, adv. /el i jeuh beuhl/, adj. 1. fit or proper to be chosen; worthy of choice; desirable: to marry an eligible bachelor. 2. meeting the stipulated requirements, as to participate, compete, or work; qualified …   Universalium

  • deservingness — n. worthiness, eligibleness, state of being qualified …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eligibility — n eligibleness, worthiness, suitableness, desirability, fitness, qualification, utility …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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