Meaning of betterness in English:

betterness

Pronunciation /ˈbɛtənəs/

noun

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

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

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

Origin

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