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View synonyms for chariness

chariness

[ chair-ee-nis ]

noun

  1. the state or quality of being chary.
  2. Obsolete. scrupulous integrity.


chariness

/ ˈtʃɛərɪnɪs /

noun

  1. the state of being chary


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Word History and Origins

Origin of chariness1

First recorded in 1565–75; chary + -ness

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Example Sentences

She had tried to make him divine all this in the chariness of her promise to write.

Not until we have read Men in Battle do we fully appreciate Barbusse's chariness in the use of material effects.

"A wilfu man maun hae his ain way—do as you like," rejoined William Brydon, affectin a chariness he did not altogether feel.

Nay, I will consent to act any villany against him, that may not sully the chariness of our honesty.

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