[ joo-ish-nis ]

  1. the state or quality of being Jewish.

Origin of Jewishness

First recorded in 1540–50; Jewish + -ness

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

How to use Jewishness in a sentence

  • Writers of the Gospel made a conscious decision to continually downplay not only his Jewishness but also his revolutionary zeal.

    Reza Aslan’s Sweet Revenge | Winston Ross | July 31, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • This proof of her Jewishness passed unquestioned, and the new-born horror subsided.

    Ghetto Comedies | Israel Zangwill
  • They say, people throw off their Jewishness on board ship as soon as the sea gives them a toss.

    Stories and Pictures | Isaac Loeb Peretz
  • Hence, if the Freemasons took the Temple from them, it was innocent of Jewishness.

  • And he disliked, while he secretly acknowledged, his own Jewishness.

    Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
  • Isaacson's mind asked that question, and his Jewishness replied.

    Bella Donna | Robert Hichens