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    Cool ful ---> fulness

    Hi,

    Can all the adjectives that end with "ful" become nouns adding "ness"?
    Such as: awful ---> awfulness, deceitful ---> deceitfulness, careful ---> carefulness.

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    Re: ful ---> fulness

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Hi,

    Can all the adjectives that end with "ful" become nouns adding "ness"?
    Such as: awful ---> awfulness, deceitful ---> deceitfulness, careful ---> carefulness.
    No. For example 'beautifulness' is not used. It's 'beauty'.
    You'll find that you can do it with most words, but not all.

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