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inhesion

[in-hee-zhuh n]
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noun
  1. the state or fact of inhering; inherence.
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Origin of inhesion

1625–35; < Late Latin inhaesiōn- (stem of inhaesiō), equivalent to Latin inhaes(us) past participle of inhaerēre to inhere + -iōn- -ion
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  • Inhesion in something is supposed to be requisite to support the existence of our perceptions.

    A Treatise of Human Nature

    David Hume


British Dictionary definitions for inhesion

inhesion

noun
  1. a less common word for inherence (def. 1)
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Word Origin

C17: from Late Latin inhaesiō, from inhaerēre to inhere
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