Giving vs Giveness - What's the difference?

giving | giveness |

As nouns the difference between giving and giveness

is that giving is the act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting while giveness is the act of giving or yielding; submission; concession; allowance.

As a verb giving

is .

As an adjective giving

is having the tendency to give; generous.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(wikipedia giving)


  • ''These bright surfaces are sprayed with a fine spray of ink, thus giving them an even surface.' - First Usenet use via Google Groups, fa.human-nets, 6 May 1981 0359-EDT, Gary Feldman at CMU-10A


    (en adjective)
  • having the tendency to give; generous
  • To become like Christ involves everything else: becoming a loving and giving person, having confidence enabling you to be vulnerable (psychologically and physically; Jesus did both), having the wisdom to see people's needs and the desire to meet them. - net.flame - 26 Mar 1984 by Jeff Sargent


    (en noun)
  • The act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting.
  • A gift; a benefaction.
  • (Alexander Pope)
  • The act of softening, breaking, or yielding.
  • * Addison
  • Upon the first giving of the weather.






  • The act of giving or yielding; submission; concession; allowance.
  • *1996 , Aharon Ronald Ellis Agus, Hermeneutic Biography in Rabbinic Midrash :
  • The discrimination of embracing and rejecting vis-a-vis the world means a world that can no longer lord it over man in the legitimacy of its giveness ; it means a break in the megalithicity of the world through whose threatening and totalitarian and opaque oneness […]
  • *2007 , Boaventura de Sousa Santos, Cognitive Justice in a Global World :
  • What position if any do these theorists take on the giveness of the self?
  • *2013 , Christopher J. Insole, Kant and the Creation of Freedom: A Theological Problem :
  • Somehow, in some way, there is a resistance from the world, a giveness to the way things are, which provides some friction in relation to our beliefs about the world.