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inherency

[in-heer-uh n-see, -her-] /ɪnˈhɪər ən si, -ˈhɛr-/
noun, plural inherencies for 2.
1.
2.
something inherent.
Origin of inherency
1595-1605
From the Medieval Latin word inhaerentia, dating back to 1595-1605. See inherent, -ency
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  • It is itself the ultimate Subject of all predications and all inherencies.

    Aristotle George Grote
  • Plainly, therefore, we know it only relatively to these predications and inherencies.

    Aristotle George Grote

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