[ uh-see-i-tee, ey-see- ]
/ əˈsi ɪ ti, eɪˈsi- /
existence originating from and having no source other than itself.
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Origin of aseity
1685–95; < Medieval Latin asēitās, equivalent to Latin ā sē from oneself + -itās -ity
Words nearby aseity
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British Dictionary definitions for aseity
/ (eɪˈsiːɪtɪ) /
philosophy existence derived from itself, having no other source
Word Origin for aseity
C17: from Medieval Latin aseitas, from Latin ā from + sē oneself
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