raininess etymology

English word raininess comes from English -ness, English rainy (Pouring with rain; wet; showery.)

Detailed word origin of raininess

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.
rainy English (eng) Pouring with rain; wet; showery.
raininess English (eng) The state or condition of being rainy.

Words with the same origin as raininess

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