properness
noun see proper I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Properness — Prop er*ness, n. [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being proper. [1913 Webster] 2. Tallness; comeliness. [Obs.] Udall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • properness — index decorum, propriety (appropriateness), propriety (correctness) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • properness — noun /ˈpɹɒpənəs/ a) The state or condition of being proper; propriety. Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits [...] betook himself to his beads, and by those means got more honour than ever he should have done with the use of his limbs and… …   Wiktionary

  • properness — See properly. * * * …   Universalium

  • properness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance: comeliness, correctness, decency, decentness, decorousness, decorum, propriety, respectability, respectableness, seem liness. See USUAL …   English dictionary for students

  • properness — prÉ‘pÉ™(r)nɪs / prÉ’p n. logic, rationality; correctness, justness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • properness — prop·er·ness …   English syllables

  • properness — noun correct or appropriate behavior • Syn: ↑propriety, ↑correctitude • Ant: ↑improperness, ↑impropriety (for: ↑propriety) • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Proper morphism — In algebraic geometry, a proper morphism between schemes is an analogue of a proper map between topological spaces. Contents 1 Definition 2 Examples 3 Properties and characterizations of proper morphisms …   Wikipedia

  • Nakamura number — In cooperative game theory and social choice theory, the Nakamura number measures the degree of rationality of preference aggregation rules (collective decision rules), such as voting rules. It is an indicator of the extent to which an… …   Wikipedia

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