what is difference between commitment and committedness
commit + -ment
- Hyphenation: com‧mit‧ment
commitment (countable and uncountable, plural commitments)
- The act or an instance of committing, putting in charge, keeping, or trust, especially:
- The act of sending a legislative bill to committee for review.
- Official consignment sending a person to prison or a mental health institution.
- Promise or agreement to do something in the future, especially:
- Act of assuming a financial obligation at a future date.
- Being bound emotionally or intellectually to a course of action or to another person or persons.
- The trait of sincerity and focused purpose.
- Perpetration as in a crime or mistake.
- State of being pledged or engaged.
- The act of being locked away, such as in an institution for the mentally ill or in jail.
- → Portuguese: cometimento
- commitment in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- commitment in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
committed + -ness
- The state or condition of being committed; commitment.
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