esse quam videri

[ es-se kwahm wi-de-ree; English es-ee kwam vi-dair-ahy ]
/ ˈɛs sɛ kwɑm ˈwɪ dɛ ri; English ˈɛs i kwæm vɪˈdɛər aɪ /

Latin.

to be rather than to seem: motto of North Carolina.

Nearby words

  1. essay,
  2. essay question,
  3. essayist,
  4. essayistic,
  5. esse,
  6. essen,
  7. essence,
  8. essence d'orient,
  9. essence of bergamot,
  10. essene

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