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busyness

[ biz-ee-nis ]
/ ˈbɪz i nɪs /
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noun
the quality or condition of being busy.
lively but meaningless activity.
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Origin of busyness

First recorded in 1840–50; busy + -ness

OTHER WORDS FROM busyness

non·bus·y·ness, noun
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