noun, plural en·ti·a [en-shee-uh, -tee-uh], /ˈɛn ʃi ə, -ti ə/, Metaphysics.
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Origin of ens
Definition for ens (2 of 2)
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Thomas goes on to contradict Aristotle, in holding quod nullum ens esset nisi corpus.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
Appetency, ap′pet-ens-i, n. a seeking after: craving or appetite: desire, especially sensual desire—also Ap′petence.
How can we conceive Non-Ens: or confound together two distinct realities?
To admit this, we must assume the thing that is not (or Non-Ens, Nothing) to have a real existence.
Non-Ens, or Nothing, is not the name of any existing thing, or of any Something.