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HIGHNESS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Highness mean? 

HIGHNESS (noun)
  The noun HIGHNESS has 3 senses:

1. (Your Highness or His Highness or Her Highness) title used to address a royal person
2. the condition of being high or lofty
3. a high degree (of amount or force etc.)

  Familiarity information: HIGHNESS used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


HIGHNESS (noun)


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Meaning:

(Your Highness or His Highness or Her Highness) title used to address a royal person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("Highness" is a kind of...):

aristocrat; blue blood; patrician (a member of the aristocracy)

Holonyms ("Highness" is a member of...):

royal family; royal house; royal line; royalty (royal persons collectively)


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Meaning:

The condition of being high or lofty

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

loftiness; highness

Hypernyms ("highness" is a kind of...):

height; tallness (the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top)

Antonym:

lowness (the condition of being low; lacking height)


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Meaning:

A high degree (of amount or force etc.)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Context example:

responsible for the highness of the rates

Hypernyms ("highness" is a kind of...):

degree; grade; level (a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality)


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