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suffix meaning "a quality or state of being": illness, painless.

-ness

A suffix meaning a quality or state of being (e.g., illness).
[M.E., fr. O.E.]
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The Loch Ness monster had reportedly been missing in action, as locals said they hadn't seen the creature for eight months, according to the (http://www.
Tim Hartland, defending, told a judge that Ness had asked him to say sorry and he hoped that by assisting police in finding the watch he had helped alleviate some of the distress he had caused.
The Preity- Ness controversy came to the fore when Preity lodged a FIR with the Marine Drive police against Ness under the charges of molestation, hurling abuses and threatening her during the IPL cricket match between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings at Wankhede stadium.
Ness, Burke said, "is a Hollywood myth,'' and to honor him would be a disservice to others.
We are excited to expand our relationship with Ness to drive business process transformation and to create greater efficiency for global organizations," said John Barone, Vice president of Global Strategic Alliances at Pegasystems.
It was argued on behalf of Ness during proceedings that his sentence was "exceptional".
The Ness App is available free of charge from the App Store on iPhone or iPod touch or at http://www.
Against Celtic, Ness looked totally unfazed despite the team playing so poorly.
Ness said Zoom Zoom's single location and six employees are a step down from the larger operations she has run before, but that is part of its appeal.
Guardian Management LLC--a Portland, Oregon-based real estate investment and management firm--announced in late July it will acquire the Southern California and Arizona offices of commercial real estate brokerage firm Sperry Van Ness, Irvine, California.
Sperry Van Ness, one of the nation's largest commercial real estate brokerage firms, has expanded its presence in the Northern New Jersey/Upstate New York market by aligning with established industry brokers, Jeff Gorodensky and Pat Forde.
Loch Ness is one of Scotland's most outstanding year-round tourist attractions and the area is ideal for a short break.