goneness [gawn-nis, gon-] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a sinking sensation; exhaustion or faintness.
Origin of goneness An Americanism dating back to 1840–50;+ Examples from the Web for goneness Historical Examples of goneness
And all the other foreigners were in the like case of “goneness.”
Charles Dudley Warner
I wasn’t in a temper anymore—and it left a dreadful sort of goneness, too.
Lucy Maud Montgomery
It’s extraordinary the goneness of things directly I’m away from you.
Elizabeth von Arnim
Am drowsy, eyes “heavy;” goneness and unusual craving for food.
Well, you confessed to a fearful sense of goneness yourself.