comparativeness
noun see comparative I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • comparativeness — index balance (equality) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • comparativeness — noun The state or quality of being comparative …   Wiktionary

  • comparativeness — n. quality of being comparative, relativity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • comparativeness — com·par·a·tive·ness …   English syllables

  • comparativeness — noun see comparative I * * * comˈparativeness rare. [f. as prec. + ness.] comparative quality. Athenæum No. 2833. 186 …   Useful english dictionary

  • comparative — I. adjective Date: 15th century 1. of, relating to, or constituting the degree of comparison in a language that denotes increase in the quality, quantity, or relation expressed by an adjective or adverb 2. considered as if in comparison to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • comparative — comparatively, adv. comparativeness, n. /keuhm par euh tiv/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to comparison. 2. proceeding by, founded on, or using comparison as a method of study: comparative anatomy. 3. estimated by comparison; not positive or… …   Universalium

  • balance — I (amount in excess) noun carry over, excess, extra, leftover, margin, oddments, overflow, overmeasure, overplus, overrun, oversupply, plus, reliquus, remainder, remaining portion, remains, remnant, residual, residual portion, residue, residuum,… …   Law dictionary

  • balance — Synonyms and related words: Swiss bank account, accommodate, accord, account, account current, account rendered, account stated, adjust, afterglow, afterimage, agree, amount to, analogize, analogousness, aplomb, arrangement, assess, assets,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • equivalence — Synonyms and related words: accord, accordance, affinity, agreement, analogousness, assent, balance, chorus, coequality, coextension, coherence, coincidence, commensurability, communion, community, comparability, comparableness, comparativeness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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