[ ee-zee-nis ]
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  1. the quality or condition of being easy.

  2. ease of manner; carelessness; indifference.

Origin of easiness

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

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How to use easiness in a sentence

  • One excels in care, another in reason, a third in easiness, a fourth in nature and grace.

  • But this easiness is only possible, in promiscuity, which is possibly a worse ill than aberration.

  • And the management, knowing his easiness, never paid him over twenty or twenty-five dollars a week.

    Tramping on Life | Harry Kemp
  • The Otaheiteans have the most perfect easiness of manners, equally free from forwardness and formality.

  • There was a certain pleasant, natural robustness of spirit, and something of a feudal free-and-easiness.

    Sea and Sardinia | D. H. Lawrence

British Dictionary definitions for easiness


/ (ˈiːzɪnɪs) /

  1. the quality or condition of being easy to accomplish, do, obtain, etc

  2. ease or relaxation of manner; nonchalance

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