Term: (A word or expression you have seen in writing)
Your definition or explanation:
See separateness OR separateDness?
Example: (An example of the term in use)
Suppose f:X→Y is a morphism of finite type between locally noetherian schemes. The valuative criterion for separatedness (resp. properness) says roughly that f is a separated (resp. proper) morphism if and only if the following condition holds:
One or more places you have seen the term: (Please give URLs/links to web pages, or a full description of a print publication.)
There are many:
Have you looked for this term or meaning in dictionaries, and not found it? Yes ___X_ No ___
I've heard of it before - hadn't thought of it being a neologism!:)
Separateness - the fact of being separate.
Separatedness - the fact of being separated.
The original discussion is about psychotherapy, but the given examples are of a mathematical term. This shows the existence of the spelling but is it the same word? I feel a separateDness and I'm not getting a sense of completeDness. :)
What's wrong with "separation" ?
Nothing, in general, but that's not the point of this forum - regardless of whether separation would be appropriate in the contexts given.
Originally Posted by steve47
The purpose of this forum is to note the appearance of new forms.