It excels in definiteness of purpose, in clearness of statement, in moderation, and in conciseness.'
There was definiteness in his refusal; the shake of his head emphasized it too.
The lack of definiteness here which permits difference of opinion lies in the word "sound."
It is impossible to answer the question with anything like definiteness.
Be that as it may, house agents' offices in general have a want of definiteness unknown to, say, banks or pawnbrokers'.
One great lack in the church today is a lack of definiteness.
There is a noble strength of position in this; there is a danger, too, in that it suggests a lack of definiteness of standard.
It can hardly help the definiteness of a meaning: is it therefore to be disregarded?
When a book—a novel—stops selling, it stops with a definiteness of an engine when the fire goes out.
On such a mysterious subject, definiteness is neither to be expected nor desired.
1550s, from Latin definitus "defined, bounded, limited," past participle of definire (see define). Definite means "defined, clear, precise, unmistakable;" definitive means "having the character of finality."