"agedness" meaning in All languages combined

Noun [English]

Etymology: From Middle English agednes, agidnes, equivalent to aged +‎ -ness. Etymology templates: {{inh|en|enm|agednes}} Middle English agednes, {{m|enm|agidnes}} agidnes, {{suf|en|aged|ness}} aged +‎ -ness Head templates: {{en-noun|-}} agedness (uncountable)
  1. The state or quality of being aged. Tags: uncountable
    Sense id: agedness-en-noun--ZanAz4V

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      "args": {
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  "etymology_text": "From Middle English agednes, agidnes, equivalent to aged +‎ -ness.",
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  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "noun",
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      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "1641, John Milton, Of Reformation in England and the Causes that Hitherto Have Hindered It, Volume I, in Charles Symmons (ed.), The Prose Works of John Milton, London: J. Johnson (etc.), 1806, Volume I, pp. 21-22 (citing the 74th epistle of Cyprian)",
          "text": "Neither ought custom to hinder that truth should not prevail; for custom without truth is but agedness of errour."
        },
        {
          "ref": "1856, John Ruskin, Modern Painters, London: Smith, Elder, Volume 4, Part 5, Chapter 1, p. 3",
          "text": "I cannot tell the half of the strange pleasures and thoughts that come about me at the sight of that old tower; for, in some sort, it is the epitome of all that makes the Continent of Europe interesting, as opposed to new countries; and, above all, it completely expresses that agedness in the midst of active life which binds the old and the new into harmony."
        },
        {
          "ref": "1946, Mervyn Peake, Titus Groan, London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, “Assemblage,”",
          "text": "Keda's oldness was the work of fate, alchemy. An occult agedness. A transparent darkness. A broken and mysterious grove. A tragedy, a glory, a decay."
        }
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        "The state or quality of being aged."
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        "The state or quality of being aged."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "uncountable"
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    }
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          "ref": "1641, John Milton, Of Reformation in England and the Causes that Hitherto Have Hindered It, Volume I, in Charles Symmons (ed.), The Prose Works of John Milton, London: J. Johnson (etc.), 1806, Volume I, pp. 21-22 (citing the 74th epistle of Cyprian)",
          "text": "Neither ought custom to hinder that truth should not prevail; for custom without truth is but agedness of errour."
        },
        {
          "ref": "1856, John Ruskin, Modern Painters, London: Smith, Elder, Volume 4, Part 5, Chapter 1, p. 3",
          "text": "I cannot tell the half of the strange pleasures and thoughts that come about me at the sight of that old tower; for, in some sort, it is the epitome of all that makes the Continent of Europe interesting, as opposed to new countries; and, above all, it completely expresses that agedness in the midst of active life which binds the old and the new into harmony."
        },
        {
          "ref": "1946, Mervyn Peake, Titus Groan, London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, “Assemblage,”",
          "text": "Keda's oldness was the work of fate, alchemy. An occult agedness. A transparent darkness. A broken and mysterious grove. A tragedy, a glory, a decay."
        }
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        "The state or quality of being aged."
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  "synonyms": [
    {
      "word": "elderliness"
    },
    {
      "word": "oldness"
    },
    {
      "word": "senectitude"
    }
  ],
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