haecceity

/ (hɛkˈsiːɪtɪ, hiːk-) /

noun plural -ties

philosophy the property that uniquely identifies an objectCompare quiddity

Nearby words

  1. hadron,
  2. hadronic,
  3. hadrosaur,
  4. hadst,
  5. hae,
  6. haeckel,
  7. haeckel's law,
  8. haeckel, ernst heinrich,
  9. haem,
  10. haem-

Word Origin for haecceity

C17: from Medieval Latin haecceitas, literally: thisness, from haec, feminine of hic this

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