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From orderly +‎ -ness.

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orderliness (usually uncountable, plural orderlinesses)

  1. The fact of having a regular, proper and systematic arrangement.
    • 2002, Colin Jones, The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, p. 205:
      Voltaire had drawn on Newton to demonstrate an allegedly divine orderliness in the natural world which left no space for God's intervention in human affairs [...].
  2. Orderly behaviour.

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