Rareness

  • 1 Rareness — Rare ness, n. The state or quality of being rare. [1913 Webster] And let the rareness the small gift commend. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 rareness — index dearth, paucity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 rareness — noun The property of being rare; rarity We discussed the rareness of the coin and decided it was actually pretty common. Syn: rarity …

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  • 4 rareness — noun see rare I …

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  • 5 rareness — See rare1,2. * * * …

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  • 6 rareness — rare·ness || rernɪs / reÉ™nɪs n. uncommonness, unusualness, scarceness …

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  • 7 rareness — n. 1. Thinness, tenuity, rarity. 2. Uncommonness, infrequency, scarcity …

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  • 8 rareness — rare·ness …

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  • 9 rareness — noun noteworthy scarcity • Syn: ↑rarity, ↑infrequency • Derivationally related forms: ↑infrequent (for: ↑infrequency), ↑rare, ↑rare ( …

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  • 11 rare — rare1 rareness, n. /rair/, adj., rarer, rarest. 1. coming or occurring far apart in time; unusual; uncommon: a rare disease; His visits are rare occasions. 2. thinly distributed over an area; few and widely separated: Lighthouses are rare on that …

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  • 12 rarity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Sparseness Nouns 1. rarity, tenuity, subtlety, thinness, lightness, compressibility; rarefaction, attenuation, dilatation, inflation. See vapor. 2. rareness, scarcity, uncommonness, infrequency,… …

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  • 13 thinness — n. 1. Slenderness, slimness, meagreness, leanness, gauntness, emaciation, lankness. 2. Meagreness, poorness, slenderness. 3. Tenuity, fineness, slenderness, delicacy, exiguity. 4. Tenuity, rareness. 5. Rarity, rareness, tenuity, subtilty,… …

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  • 14 rare — rare1 [rer] adj. rarer, rarest [ME < MFr < L rarus, loose, thin, scarce, prob. < IE base * (e)re , loose > Gr erēmos, solitary] 1. not frequently encountered; scarce; unusual 2. unusually good; excellent [a rare scholar] 3. not dense; …

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  • 15 infrequency — noun noteworthy scarcity • Syn: ↑rarity, ↑rareness • Derivationally related forms: ↑infrequent, ↑rare (for: ↑rareness), ↑rare ( …

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  • 16 Infrequence — In*fre quence, Infrequency In*fre quen*cy, n. [L. infrequentia scantiness : cf. F. infrequence.] 1. The state of rarely occuring; uncommonness; rareness; as, the infrequence of his visits. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of not being frequented;… …

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  • 17 Infrequency — Infrequence In*fre quence, Infrequency In*fre quen*cy, n. [L. infrequentia scantiness : cf. F. infrequence.] 1. The state of rarely occuring; uncommonness; rareness; as, the infrequence of his visits. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of not being… …

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  • 18 Rarities — Rarity Rar i*ty (r[a^]r [i^]*t[y^]; 277), n.; pl. {Rarities} (r[a^]r [i^]*t[i^]z). [L. raritas: cf. F. raret[ e]. See {Rare}.] 1. The quality or state of being rare; rareness; thinness; as, the rarity (contrasted with the density) of gases. [1913 …

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  • 19 Rarity — Rar i*ty (r[a^]r [i^]*t[y^]; 277), n.; pl. {Rarities} (r[a^]r [i^]*t[i^]z). [L. raritas: cf. F. raret[ e]. See {Rare}.] 1. The quality or state of being rare; rareness; thinness; as, the rarity (contrasted with the density) of gases. [1913… …

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  • 20 Scarceness — Scarce ness, Scarcity Scar ci*ty, n. The quality or condition of being scarce; smallness of quantity in proportion to the wants or demands; deficiency; lack of plenty; short supply; penury; as, a scarcity of grain; a great scarcity of beauties.… …

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