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  1. the quality or state of being green.

  2. green vegetation, grass, or the like; verdure or verdancy.

  1. lack of maturity or experience; youthfulness.

  2. the state or quality of being naive; innocence; gullibility.

Origin of greenness

before 900; Middle English, Old English grēnnes.See green, -ness

Words Nearby greenness Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use greenness in a sentence

  • You would also be saved the pain of rejecting servants to their faces, on the ground of "greenness," or bodily unfitness.

  • He pushed the diffident greenness back, and went whistling rudely across the lands.

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