meaning of badness

badness meaning in General Dictionary

The state to be bad

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  • that which is below standard or expectations by ethics or decency
  • made use of of this level of one thing unwelcome e.g. discomfort or climate
  • an attribute of mischievous kids
  • The state to be bad.

badness meaning in Etymology Dictionary

late 14c., baddenesse; see bad + -ness.

badness meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) Their state to be bad.

Sentence Examples with the word badness

Weaving is taught in the girls' school, and fairs are held for the sale of farm produce; but the absence of a railway and the badness of the roads retard commerce.

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