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Jewishness

[joo-ish-nis] /ˈdʒu ɪʃ nɪs/
noun
1.
the state or quality of being Jewish.
Origin of Jewishness
1540-1550
First recorded in 1540-50; Jewish + -ness
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  • Or was she deliberately choosing to forget and forgive his Jewishness?

    Ghetto Comedies

    Israel Zangwill
  • In short, he filled the place with my Jewishness and my hidden orthodoxy.

    Yiddish Tales Various
  • Hence, if the Freemasons took the Temple from them, it was innocent of Jewishness.

  • And he disliked, while he secretly acknowledged, his own Jewishness.

    Bella Donna Robert Hichens
  • Isaacson's mind asked that question, and his Jewishness replied.

    Bella Donna Robert Hichens

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