Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

disaffection
disloyalty to the government or to established authority
 
carte blanche
complete freedom or authority to act
 
visitation right
the right granted by a court to a parent (or other relative) who is deprived of custody of a child to visit the child on a regular basis
 
penetration
the ability to make way into or through something
 
absolute ceiling
the maximum altitude at which an airplane can maintain horizontal flight
 
insincerity
the quality of not being open or truthful; deceitful or hypocritical
 
depigmentation
absence or loss of pigmentation (or less than normal pigmentation) in the skin or hair
 
maternalism
the quality of having or showing the tenderness and warmth and affection of or befitting a mother
 
harmoniousness
the property of sounding harmonious
 
margin of safety
the margin required in order to insure safety
 
pusillanimousness
contemptible fearfulness
 
mark of Cain
the mark that God set upon Cain now refers to a person's sinful nature
 
knight errantry
quixotic (romantic and impractical) behavior
 
stardust
a dreamy romantic or sentimental quality
 
tare
the weight of a motor vehicle, railroad car, or aircraft without its fuel or cargo
 
affirmativeness
the agreeable quality of one who assents
 
unadaptability
the inability to change or be changed to fit changed circumstances
 
point of view
the spatial property of the position from which something is observed
 
sameness
the quality of being alike
 
adorableness
extreme attractiveness
 
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