Definition of betterness in English:

betterness

noun

  • 1The fact of being better than another, or better than previously; superiority.

  • 2Fineness of precious metal above an established standard. Now historical.

  • 3The state or condition of being improved in health; an improvement in health.

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From better + -ness.

Pronunciation

betterness

/ˈbɛtənəs/