[in-hee-zhuh n]


the state or fact of inhering; inherence.

Origin of inhesion

1625–35; < Late Latin inhaesiōn- (stem of inhaesiō), equivalent to Latin inhaes(us) past participle of inhaerēre to inhere + -iōn- -ion Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of inhesion

  • Inhesion in something is supposed to be requisite to support the existence of our perceptions.

British Dictionary definitions for inhesion



a less common word for inherence (def. 1)

Word Origin for inhesion

C17: from Late Latin inhaesiō, from inhaerēre to inhere
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