- The state of being far off, or the degree to which something is far; distance, span; remoteness
1918, William James, The Principles of Psychology, page 217:
- If I look from a mountain, the things seen are vast in height and breadth, in proportion to the farness of the horizon.
2008, Lincoln Caplan, “Who Cares About Executive Supremacy?”, in American Scholar, volume 77, number 1, page 20:
- … the view of presidential power asserted by the administration of George W. Bush stands out for the farness of its far-reaching scope: …
state of being far off, or the degree to which something is far