phasis

[ fey-sis ]
/ ˈfeɪ sɪs /

noun, plural pha·ses [fey-seez] /ˈfeɪ siz/.

a manner, stage, or aspect of being; phase.

Origin of phasis

1650–60; < New Latin < Greek phásis appearance, equivalent to pha- (base of phaínein to show) + -sis -sis
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