What does preciousness mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. costliness, dearness, preciousnessnoun

    the quality possessed by something with a great price or value

  2. invaluableness, preciousness, pricelessness, valuablenessnoun

    the positive quality of being precious and beyond value

  3. preciosity, preciousnessnoun

    the quality of being fastidious or excessively refined


  1. preciousnessnoun

    The condition of being precious; costliness

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Preciousnessnoun

    Valuableness; worth; price.

    Etymology: from precious.

    Its preciousness equalled the price of pearls. John Wilkins.


  1. preciousness

    Preciousness refers to the quality or state of being precious, valuable, or of great worth. This term can refer to material value as in the case of diamonds, gold, or other precious metals or gems. It can also refer to emotional or sentimental value as in the case of a cherished memory, a beloved person, or a special moment. Preciousness can also imply rarity, uniqueness, or scarcity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preciousnessnoun

    the quality or state of being precious; costliness; dearness

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of preciousness in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of preciousness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of preciousness in a Sentence

  1. Benno C. Schmidt, Jr.:

    Yale's greatness carries an urgent need to guard against the fall of excellence into exclusivity, of refinement into preciousness, of elegance into class and convention.

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