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Is there a name for the type of noun is produced by adding the suffix 'ness' to an adjective?

For example: Greedy - greediness

lonely - loneliness

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abstract nouns expressive of quality or state

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-ness () A suffix used to form abstract nouns expressive of quality or state; as, goodness, greatness.

You can also compare to other definitions of the suffix -ness

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Quality nouns are nouns derived from adjectives. This wouldn't apply exclusively to those with the suffix -ness, but it would include them.

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Not only quality, but also state or condition. – Unreason Sep 21 '11 at 7:37

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