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aseity

[ uh-see-i-tee, ey-see- ]
/ əˈsi ɪ ti, eɪˈsi- /
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noun Metaphysics.

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
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British Dictionary definitions for aseity

aseity
/ (eɪˈsiːɪtɪ) /

noun

philosophy existence derived from itself, having no other source
C17: from Medieval Latin aseitas, from Latin ā from + oneself
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