belongingness

[ bih-lawng-ing-nis, -long- ]

noun
  1. the quality or state of being an essential or important part of something: The company has developed social programs to give employees a sense of belongingness.

Origin of belongingness

1
First recorded in 1930–35; belonging + -ness

Words Nearby belongingness

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