literality

[ lit-uh-ral-i-tee ]
/ ˌlɪt əˈræl ɪ ti /
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noun, plural lit·er·al·i·ties.

the quality or state of being literal; literalness.
a literal interpretation.

Nearby words

  1. literae humaniores,
  2. literal,
  3. literal-minded,
  4. literalism,
  5. literalist,
  6. literalize,
  7. literally,
  8. literary,
  9. literary agent,
  10. literary executor

Origin of literality

First recorded in 1640–50; literal + -ity

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