Definition for E'VEN-NESS


  1. The state of being even, level or smooth; equality of surface.
  2. Uniformity; regularity; as, evenness of motion.
  3. Freedom from inclination to either side; equal distance from either extreme. Hale.
  4. Horizontal position; levelness of surface; as, the evenness of a fluid at rest.
  5. Impartiality between parties; equal respect.
  6. Calmness; equality of temper; freedom from perturbation; a state of mind not subject to elevation or depression; equanimity. Atterbury.

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