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Government is an unnecessary evil. Human beings, when accustomed to taking responsibility for their own behavior, can cooperate on a basis of mutual trust and helpfulness.
Fred Woodworth

Meaning of "helpfulness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HELPFULNESS

helpfulness  [ˈhelpfʊlnɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HELPFULNESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Helpfulness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HELPFULNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Helpfulness

In social psychology, the everyday concept of helpfulness is the property of providing useful assistance; or friendliness evidenced by a kindly and helpful disposition. For many years, social psychologists have been searching for answers to these questions: ▪ Why, and when, will people help? ▪ Who will help? ▪ What can be done to lessen indifference and increase helping?...

Definition of helpfulness in the English dictionary

The definition of helpfulness in the dictionary is the quality of being helpful.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HELPFULNESS


awfulness
ˈɔːfʊlnɪs
carefulness
ˈkeəfʊlnɪs
faithfulness
ˈfeɪθfʊlnɪs
fearfulness
ˈfɪəfʊlnɪs
forgetfulness
fəˈɡetfʊlnɪs
fruitfulness
ˈfruːtfʊlnɪs
fullness
ˈfʊlnɪs
gracefulness
ˈɡreɪsfʊlnɪs
hopefulness
ˈhəʊpfʊlnɪs
joyfulness
ˈdʒɔɪfʊlnɪs
mindfulness
ˈmaɪndfʊlnɪs
playfulness
ˈpleɪfʊlnɪs
resourcefulness
rɪˈzɔːsfʊlnɪs
thankfulness
ˈθæŋkfʊlnɪs
thoughtfulness
ˈθɔːtfʊlnɪs
truthfulness
ˈtruːθfʊlnɪs
unhelpfulness
ʌnˈhelpfʊlnɪs
usefulness
ˈjuːsfʊlnɪs
wastefulness
ˈweɪstfʊlnɪs
wilfulness
ˈwɪlfʊlnɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HELPFULNESS

help a person off with
help a person on with
help desk
help menu
help out
help screens
helpable
helper
helper T-cell
helpful
helpfully
helping
helping hand
helpless
helplessly
helplessness
helpline
Helpmann
helpmate
helpmeet

WORDS THAT END LIKE HELPFULNESS

beautifulness
business
casualness
cheerfulness
coolness
deceitfulness
dullness
evilness
foulness
healthfulness
illness
meaningfulness
mental illness
peacefulness
realness
smallness
specialness
stillness
wakefulness
wellness
wonderfulness

Synonyms and antonyms of helpfulness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HELPFULNESS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «helpfulness» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of helpfulness

Translation of «helpfulness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HELPFULNESS

Find out the translation of helpfulness to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of helpfulness from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «helpfulness» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

乐于助人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

amabilidad
570 millions of speakers

English

helpfulness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

असहायता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المودة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

услужливость
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

prestatividade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উপকারিতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

obligeance
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menolong
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hilfsbereitschaft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

有用性
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

도움이되는 것
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mbantu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vật có ích
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உதவுதல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सहाय्यता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yardımseverlik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

disponibilità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

uczynność
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

послужливість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ajutorare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εξυπηρετικότητα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hulpvaardigheid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

samhet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hjelpsomhet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of helpfulness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HELPFULNESS»

The term «helpfulness» is quite widely used and occupies the 33.102 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HELPFULNESS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about helpfulness

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QUOTES WITH «HELPFULNESS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word helpfulness.
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Fred Woodworth
Government is an unnecessary evil. Human beings, when accustomed to taking responsibility for their own behavior, can cooperate on a basis of mutual trust and helpfulness.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HELPFULNESS»

Discover the use of helpfulness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to helpfulness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Helpfulness
"Discusses what values are, why being helpful is a worthwhile value and how to be helpful"--Provided by publisher.
Kimberley Jane Pryor, 2010
2
Sex Differences in the Use and Evaluated Helpfulness of ...
The purpose of this study was to explore sex differences in the use and evaluated helpfulness of advice received before marriage.
Neal J. Sullivan, 2008
3
Handy-Dandy Helpful Hal: a book about helpfulness
Helpful Hal shows Sam and Sue the importance of helping their parents by doing chores such as hanging up clothes, washing the car, and feeding the cat. Includes a related Bible verse.
Michael P. Waite, 1987
4
Spiritualism: Its Truth, Helpfulness and Danger
This is a facsimile reprint of the original book by James Henry Fletcher, rebuilt using the latest technology.
James Henry Fletcher, 2010
5
Organizational Socialization Approach to Mergers and ...
Three modes in my study are OS practices/sources, OS domains, and individuals' helpfulness perceptions for each combination of OS sources and domains. In order to analyze the data, instead of using the specific algorithmic calculations ...
Zeynep Yesim Yalabik, 2008
6
Using Picture Storybooks to Teach Character Education
Empathy, Helpfulness, Kindness, Patience, Respect, Responsibility, Tolerance Burningham, John. Whaddayamean. New York: Crown, 1999. Diligence, Justice, Responsibility Carter, Dorothy. Wilhe'mina Miles: After the Stork Night. New York:  ...
Susan Hall, 2000
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Advances in Artificial Intelligence: 23rd Canadian ...
User-generated reviews play an important role for potential consumers in making purchase decisions. However, the quality and helpfulness of user-generated reviews are unavailable unless consumers read through them. Existing helpfulness ...
Atefeh Farzindar, Vlado Keselj, 2010
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Prosocial Behaviour
The profile of helpfulness illustrated in Chapter 3 (Figure 3.3) suggests that the general level of prosocial behaviour only depends on the situation. However, this is an oversimplification because person variables (e.g., gender) and community ...
Hans Werner Bierhoff, 2002
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The Survey of American College Students: Use of the College ...
... Claimed Mean SAT Acceptance Score of the College Attended ............................ ................................................................................70 Table 8.1: Student Rating of the Service of the College Bookstore Concerning the Helpfulness of Bookstore ...
Primary Research Group, Primary Research Group staff, 2009
10
Handbook of Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty Measurement
Customers who are extremely satisfied with 'helpfulness of staff are extremely satisfied overall with the supplier. Those who are very dissatisfied with ' helpfulness of staff are very dissatisfied overall. 'Helpfulness of staff must therefore be a very ...
Nigel Hill, Jim Alexander, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HELPFULNESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term helpfulness is used in the context of the following news items.
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Claire Windass: Tunisia beach shooting victim mourned at funeral …
“Her helpfulness stayed with her during her chosen career or caring for others”, said the Rev Wright. Mrs Windass lived in Scunthorpe for 35 ... «Yorkshire Post, Jul 15»
2
Rolling Along With the Weed Delivery Business - Willamette Week
... obviously nonmedicated woman with a bounce in her step and a stammer in her speech—gushes about Maddy's helpfulness. There is talk of ... «Willamette Week, Jul 15»
3
UAE's diversity of people share Ramadan virtues | GulfNews.com
They reflect on the values that embody the essence of Islam, such as purity, tolerance, willpower, helpfulness, to name just a few, that enable ... «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»
4
The big kids are all right | Stuff.co.nz
At Kidzone, however, there's a particular impressiveness at the sight of teenage gentleness, helpfulness and a very open sense of fun. «Southland Times, Jul 15»
5
Bridgeton schools recognize top Bulldogs
... based on criteria including: volunteering at school functions and community events; good or improved grades; demonstrated helpfulness and ... «Vineland Daily Journal, Jul 15»
6
School-in-Hospital starts in Tawau with 7 students | Daily Express …
... gave credit to the Hospital Director Dr Norlimah Arsad and Deputy Director Dr Azman Ibrahim for their cooperation and helpfulness in getting ... «Daily Express, Jul 15»
7
American Legion installs new officers - Pine Island Eagle
The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. «Pine Island Eagle, Jul 15»
8
Ask the Expert: Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders: FOCUS …
... extended-release injectable naltrexone) and, if so, the degree of helpfulness of these medications. In addition, the clinician should ask whether the patient has ... «Focus, Jul 15»
9
Bahai talk - Raising Moral Kids
From early childhood children may learn the virtues of kindness, consideration and helpfulness. “In the teenage years, they may learn about ... «Stornoway Gazette, Jul 15»
10
5 Ways to Secure Your Small Business Profits
Their attitude, demeanor, and general helpfulness (or lack thereof) represent your company to customers and clients. It is for that reason that ... «Business 2 Community, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Helpfulness [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/helpfulness>. Apr 2020 ».
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