From enough + -ness.
enoughness (uncountable) The state or condition of being enough; sufficiency; adequacy. 2002, Ira Chernus, Eisenhower's Atoms for Peace: Secretary of State Dulles pointed out that the report's aim was not "scaring our people but giving them a realistic picture of the dilemma in which they would find themselves" when the Soviet Union as well as the United States had attained "enoughness." 2003, Marcia Menter, The office sutras: exercises for your soul at work (page 34) But all of us have deep beliefs about our own enoughness, often stemming from childhood... 2008, Herman Cappelen, Ernest Lepore, Insensitive Semantics: We have tried to convince you that the problem, worry, or puzzle that arises in connection with readiness or enoughness, if there is one, is metaphysical, and not semantic; 2008, Anable Shilson Thomas, Live simply: The fourth and last principle is that of the Sabbath - the feast of enoughness.
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