Main meanings of peakedness in English

: peakedness1peakedness2

peakedness1

Pronunciation /ˈpiːktnɪs/ /ˈpiːkɪdnɪs/

noun

  • 1rare The quality or condition of having or terminating in a peak or point.

  • 2Statistics
    The extent to which distribution, as expressed in a graph, is concentrated in a peak or series of peaks.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John P. Kennedy (1795–1870), novelist and politician. From peaked + -ness.

Main meanings of peakedness in English

: peakedness1peakedness2

peakedness2

Pronunciation /ˈpiːktnɪs/ /ˈpiːkɪdnɪs/

noun

  • Pinched or sickly appearance; the state of being in poor health.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Joel Chandler Harris (1848–1908). From peaked + -ness.