aseity

[ uh-see-i-tee, ey-see- ]

nounMetaphysics.
  1. existence originating from and having no source other than itself.

Origin of aseity

1
1685–95; <Medieval Latin asēitās, equivalent to Latin ā sē from oneself + -itās-ity

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aseity

/ (eɪˈsiːɪtɪ) /


noun
  1. philosophy existence derived from itself, having no other source

Origin of aseity

1
C17: from Medieval Latin aseitas, from Latin ā from + oneself

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