noun see half II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Halfness — Half ness (h[aum]f n[e^]s), n. The quality of being half; incompleteness. [R.] [1913 Webster] As soon as there is any departure from simplicity, and attempt at halfness, or good for me that is not good for him, my neighbor feels the wrong.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • halfness — half·ness …   English syllables

  • halfness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being half …   Useful english dictionary

  • half — I. noun (plural halves) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English healf; akin to Old High German halb half Date: before 12th century 1. a. either of two equal parts that compose something; also a part approximately equal to one of these < half… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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