Definitions for utterness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ut•terˈʌt ər(v.t.)

  1. to give audible, esp. verbal, expression to; speak or pronounce:

    unable to utter a word.

  2. to emit (cries, notes, etc.) with the voice:

    to utter a sigh.

  3. to give forth (a sound) otherwise than with the voice:

    The engine uttered a shriek.

  4. to express by written or printed words.

  5. to make publicly known; publish:

    to utter a libel.

  6. to put into circulation, as coins, notes, and esp. counterfeit money or forged checks.

  7. to expel; emit.

  8. Obs. to publish, as a book.

  9. Obs. to sell.

  10. (v.i.)to use the voice to talk, make sounds, etc.; speak.

Origin of utter:

1350–1400; ME outren (see out , -er6); c. G ӓussern to declare

ut′ter•a•ble(adj.)

ut•terˈʌt ər(adj.)

  1. complete; total; absolute:

    utter abandonment to grief.

  2. unconditional; unqualified:

    an utter denial.

Origin of utter:

bef. 900; ME; OE uttra, ūtera outer. See out , -er4

ut′ter•ness(n.)

Wiktionary

  1. utterness(Noun)

    The state or condition of being utter.

    We were appalled by the utterness of the destruction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Utterness(noun)

    the quality or state of being utter, or extreme; extremity; utmost; uttermost

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