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SEPARATENESS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does separateness mean? 

SEPARATENESS (noun)
  The noun SEPARATENESS has 3 senses:

1. the state of being several and distinct
2. political independence
3. the quality of being not alike; being distinct or different from that otherwise experienced or known

  Familiarity information: SEPARATENESS used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


SEPARATENESS (noun)


Sense 1separateness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The state of being several and distinct

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

discreteness; separateness; severalty; distinctness

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

separation (the state of lacking unity)


Sense 2separateness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Political independence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Context example:

seeking complete political separateness for Taiwan

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

independence; independency (freedom from control or influence of another or others)


Sense 3separateness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The quality of being not alike; being distinct or different from that otherwise experienced or known

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

otherness; distinctness; separateness

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

difference (the quality of being unlike or dissimilar)

Attribute:

other (not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied)


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