easiness

[ee-zee-nis]
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Origin of easiness

First recorded in 1350–1400, easiness is from the Middle English word esinesse. See easy, -ness
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Related Words for easiness

nonchalance, ease, indifference, ability, facility

Examples from the Web for easiness

Historical Examples of easiness

  • There was an easiness of manner about them that charmed him.

    Tutors' Lane

    Wilmarth Lewis

  • (On Hamlet's R.) Custom hath made it in him a property of easiness.

    Hamlet

    William Shakespeare

  • He was slim and vigorous, with a kind of easiness even in his most hasty movements.

    Sons and Lovers

    David Herbert Lawrence

  • Easiness applies to the thing done, rather than to the doer.

    English Synonyms and Antonyms

    James Champlin Fernald

  • But all this prodigality and easiness of life detracts a little from ambition.

    Our Italy

    Charles Dudley Warner


British Dictionary definitions for easiness

easiness

noun
  1. the quality or condition of being easy to accomplish, do, obtain, etc
  2. ease or relaxation of manner; nonchalance
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