- of or relating to space.
- existing or occurring in space; having extension in space.
Origin of spatial
1840–50;Related formsspa·ti·al·i·ty [spey-shee-al-i-tee] /ˌspeɪ ʃiˈæl ɪ ti/, nounspa·tial·ly, adverbnon·spa·tial, adjectivenon·spa·tial·ly, adverbnon·spa·ti·al·i·ty, nounqua·si-spa·tial, adjectivequa·si-spa·tial·ly, adverbun·spa·tial, adjectiveun·spa·tial·ly, adverbun·spa·ti·al·i·ty, noun
< Latin spati(um
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Historical Examples of spatiality
But the case is different when we come to deal with spatiality and vitality.
Beyond the limits of spatiality is an absence of geometric order.
Chapter X is the natural and logical sequence of the inquiry into the question of spatiality.
Consciousness, therefore, is the norm or standard of reference for all questions arising out of a consideration of spatiality.
In other words, the kosmic mind in engendering materiality and spatiality has set up therein a kosmic order or geometrism.
British Dictionary definitions for spatiality
Derived Formsspatiality (ˌspeɪʃɪˈælɪtɪ), nounspatially, adverb
- of or relating to space
- existing or happening in space
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Word Origin and History for spatiality
1847, from Latin spatium + adjectival suffix -al (1); formed in English as an adjective to space (n.), to go with temporal.
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Related formsspa′ti•al′i•ty (spā′shē-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.spa′tial•ly adv.
- Relating to space or a space.
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