- George,1825–94, and his son George, 1854–1926, U.S. painters.
- the state or quality of being fashionable: the in-ness of his new wardrobe.
- the state or quality of being part of a select or exclusive group: her in-ness with the literary crowd.
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Examples from the Web for inness
Charlene, seated in court beside her daughter Inness, stared grimly ahead.The Defense's Risky Senility Theory
Ralph Gardner, Jr.
May 5, 2009
To the very last, Inness's work was changing and developing to fit this theory.
But even at his best, Wyant's appeal is more limited than Inness's.
Inness slipped into it, and not only that, but into his information also.
Inness, the Professor, Janet, and myself were in a carriage together.
Baker and Inness sat down on the sea-wall behind him to recover from this.