noun Date: 1927 the condition of being cooked to the desired degree

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  • doneness — ˈdənnə̇s noun ( es) Etymology: done (II) + ness : the condition of being cooked to the desired degree test the meat for doneness …   Useful english dictionary

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  • doneness — done·ness …   English syllables

  • doneness — done•ness [[t]ˈdʌn nɪs[/t]] n. cvb the condition of being cooked to a desired degree • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

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