-NESS noun suffix

-NESS noun suffix

Apart from a very small amount of words, ‘-ness’ almost always marks a noun.

  BUSINESS
  FITNESS
  AWARENESS
  ILLNESS
  HAPPINESS
  EFFECTIVENESS
  DARKNESS
  CONSCIOUSNESS
  WEAKNESS
  THICKNESS
  WITNESS
  GOODNESS
  WILDERNESS
  WELLNESS
  BRIGHTNESS
  WILLINGNESS
  KINDNESS
  MADNESS
  FORGIVENESS
  SICKNESS
  READINESS
  FAIRNESS
  RIGHTEOUSNESS
  SADNESS
  HARNESS
  SWEETNESS
  WITNESS (VVI)
  GREATNESS
  WELLNESS (NP1)
  STIFFNESS
  REDNESS
  HOMELESSNESS
  HOLINESS
  OPENNESS
  USEFULNESS
  DIZZINESS
  BLINDNESS
  HARDNESS
  MINDFULNESS
  COMPETITIVENESS
  GUINNESS (NP1)
  LONELINESS
  RICHNESS
  SERIOUSNESS
  BITTERNESS
  FRESHNESS
  SHARPNESS
  LIKENESS
  FULLNESS
  CLEANLINESS
  WITNESS (NN1_VV0)
  UNIQUENESS
  TENDERNESS
  COMPLETENESS
  RESPONSIVENESS
  PREPAREDNESS
  WITNESS (VV0)
  HARNESS (VVI)
  DRYNESS
  CORRECTNESS
  SOFTNESS
  TOUGHNESS
  HARNESS (NN1_VV0)
  NUMBNESS
  SHORTNESS
  SORENESS
  TIGHTNESS
  LIGHTNESS
  WICKEDNESS
  SMOOTHNESS
  WITNESS (VV0_NN1)
  ATTRACTIVENESS
  EYEWITNESS
  SELF-AWARENESS
  EMPTINESS
  SELFISHNESS
  FIRMNESS
  FRIENDLINESS
  LAZINESS
  APPROPRIATENESS
  CLOSENESS
  FAITHFULNESS
  TIREDNESS
  FONDNESS
  NERVOUSNESS
  AWESOMENESS
  INVERNESS (NP1)
  RANDOMNESS
  STILLNESS
  ALERTNESS
  TIMELINESS
  ONENESS
  INDEBTEDNESS
  UNWILLINGNESS
  UNHAPPINESS
  CRAZINESS
  DROWSINESS
  QUICKNESS
  RESTLESSNESS
  HOPELESSNESS

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