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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wel-kuh m]
    • /ˈwɛl kəm/
    • /ˈwɛlkəmnəs /
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel-kuh m]
    • /ˈwɛl kəm/

Definitions of welcomeness word

  • noun welcomeness a kindly greeting or reception, as to one whose arrival gives pleasure: to give someone a warm welcome. 1
  • verb with object welcomeness to greet the arrival of (a person, guests, etc.) with pleasure or kindly courtesy. 1
  • verb with object welcomeness to receive or accept with pleasure; regard as pleasant or good: to welcome a change. 1
  • verb with object welcomeness to meet, accept, or receive (an action, challenge, person, etc.) in a specified, especially unfriendly, manner: They welcomed him with hisses and catcalls. 1
  • adjective welcomeness gladly received, as one whose arrival gives pleasure: a welcome visitor. 1
  • adjective welcomeness agreeable, as something arriving, occurring, or experienced: a welcome rest. 1

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Origin of welcomeness

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English < Scandinavian; compare Old Norse velkominn, equivalent to vel well1 + kominn come (past participle); replacing Old English wilcuma one who is welcome, equivalent to wil- welcome (see will2) + cuma comer

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welcomeness popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 94% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

welcomeness usage trend in Literature

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