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fitness

fit·ness

fitness

 
 
pronunciation:
fIt ns
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the degree to which someone is suitable for a job or role.
definition 2: physical condition, especially the condition of one's muscles and heart.
For the fitness test, she had to run a mile and then measure her heart rate.
 
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The word fitness contains the following part:
-ness Old English noun-forming suffix that means state or quality of
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The suffix -ness is attached to adjectives to form nouns. It is fully productive, meaning that any word that combines an adjective and the suffix -ness is an allowable English noun. In a small set of cases, it is attached to a verb (forgiveness) or a noun (witness ).