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benightedness

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

benighted +‎ -ness

NounEdit

benightedness (uncountable)

  1. The quality of being benighted.
    • 2008 May 2, Ginia Bellafante, “Spinsterhood Is Powerful (Until a Catch Shows Up)”, New York Times:
      Although it falls under the rubric of “Masterpiece Classic” (as opposed to the Contemporary or Mystery divisions), it holds no interest in shifting any impressions of benightedness.