historicity

[his-tuh-ris-i-tee]
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noun

historical authenticity.

Nearby words

  1. historical present,
  2. historical school,
  3. historical sociology,
  4. historical-cost accounting,
  5. historicism,
  6. historicize,
  7. historico-,
  8. historied,
  9. historify,
  10. historiographer

Origin of historicity

1875–80; probably < French historicité. See historic, -ity

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British Dictionary definitions for historicity

historicity

noun

historical authenticity
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Word Origin and History for historicity

historicity

n.

1880, from Latin historicus (see historical) + -ity.

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