Westernness etymology

English word Westernness comes from English -ness, English Western

Detailed word origin of Westernness

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ness English (eng) Appended to adjectives to form nouns meaning "the state of being(the adjective)", "the quality of being(the adjective)", or "the measure of being(the adjective)".. Appended to words of other parts of speech to form nouns (often nonce words or terms in philosophy) meaning the state/quality/measure of the idea represented by these words.
Western English (eng) Of or pertaining to a certain genre of film, television, literature, and so on, dealing with the American Old West.. Of, situated in, or related to the West A film, novel, or other work of a certain genre dealing with the American Old West.
Westernness English (eng) The quality of being Western.

Words with the same origin as Westernness

Descendants of -ness
awareness cleanliness craziness darkness dizziness emptiness express fondness foolishness happiness highness illness kindness nothingness readiness selfishness shyness strength talent tenderness ugliness unhappiness weakness weirdness willingness
Descendants of Western
cowboy shot ride shotgun