[ rel-uh-tiv-nis ]
/ ˈrɛl ə tɪv nɪs /


the state or fact of being relative.

Nearby words

  1. relative to,
  2. relative topology,
  3. relative wind,
  4. relatively,
  5. relatively prime numbers,
  6. relativism,
  7. relativist,
  8. relativistic,
  9. relativistic mass,
  10. relativistic quantum mechanics

Origin of relativeness

First recorded in 1665–75; relative + -ness Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for relativeness

  • The relativeness of sensation is then developed at length, and for a moment the definition appears to be accepted.

  • I would seriously recommend to you to reflect on the relativeness of all equality, similarity, and identity.