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Meaning of HAECCEITY

Pronunciation:  hek'seeitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the essence that makes something the kind of thing it is and makes it different from any other
 

HAECCEITY is a 9 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: quiddity
 
 See Also: center, core, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, kernel, marrow, meat, nitty-gritty, nub, pith, substance, sum

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\H[ae]c*ce`i*ty\, [L. h[ae]cce this.] (Logic)
Literally, this-ness. A scholastic term to express
individuality or singleness; as, this book.

 

 

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