noun, plural quid·di·ties.
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Aristotle has thus shown how the Essence or Quiddity (τί ἐστι) may become known in this class of cases.Aristotle|George Grote
Whatness and affections (quiddity) of being distinguishes between, ii.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 4|Plotinos (Plotinus)
The lawyer's clerk, whose name was Quiddity, also set about publishing the whole of the matter abroad.Forgotten Tales of Long Ago|E. V. Lucas
The suchness of being implies a previously existing being and quiddity.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 1|Plotinos (Plotinus)
There you indeed appreciate the dead-alive city 'in all its quiddity.'A Day's Tour|Percy Fitzgerald