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outstanding +‎ -ness

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outstandingness (uncountable)

  1. The quality or condition of being outstanding.
    • 2012, Dorion Cairns, The Philosophy of Edmund Husserl
      The tendency of the awake ego to advert to and attend an outstandingness which stimulates it may be more or less inhibited. The ego may strive toward but be unable to attend the object, or once the ego is attending the object, its tendency to continue attending it may be inhibited, e.g. by the successful rivalry of some other outstandingness.