Etymology
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niceness (n.)

1520s, "folly, foolish behavior," from nice (q.v.) + -ness. Meaning "exactness" is from 1670s; that of "pleasantness" is from 1809.

updated on June 08, 2019

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Definitions of niceness from WordNet

niceness (n.)
a courteous manner that respects accepted social usage;
Synonyms: politeness
niceness (n.)
the quality of nice;
niceness (n.)
the quality of being difficult to detect or analyze;
Synonyms: subtlety
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.

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