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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. the quality possessed by something with a great price or value;
[syn: costliness, dearness, preciousness]

2. the positive quality of being precious and beyond value;
[syn: invaluableness, preciousness, pricelessness, valuableness]

3. the quality of being fastidious or excessively refined;
[syn: preciosity, preciousness]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Preciousness \Pre"cious*ness\, n. The quality or state of being precious; costliness; dearness. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

preciousness n 1: the quality possessed by something with a great price or value [syn: costliness, dearness, preciousness] 2: the positive quality of being precious and beyond value [syn: invaluableness, preciousness, pricelessness, valuableness] 3: the quality of being fastidious or excessively refined [syn: preciosity, preciousness]