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gradualness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gradualness  \Grad"u*al*ness\,  n. 
  The  quality  or  state  of  being  gradual;  regular  progression  or 
  gradation;  slowness. 
 
  The  gradualness  of  this  movement.  --M.  Arnold. 
 
  The  gradualness  of  growth  is  a  characteristic  which 
  strikes  the  simplest  observer.  --H.  Drummond. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gradualness 
  n  1:  the  property  possessed  by  a  slope  that  is  very  gradual  [syn: 
  {gentleness}]  [ant:  {abruptness}] 
  2:  the  quality  of  being  gradual  or  of  coming  about  by  gradual 
  stages  [syn:  {graduality}] 




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