One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The quality or state of being adapted for a particular use or purpose, or to a particular environment; suitableness, fitness. Frequently with for, to.
Late 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Ferguson (d. 1714), pamphleteer and conspirator. From adapted + -ness.
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