thingness

[ thing-nis ]
/ ˈθɪŋ nɪs /

noun

objective reality.

Nearby words

  1. thing,
  2. thing or two,
  3. thing-in-itself,
  4. thingamabob,
  5. thingamajig,
  6. things are looking up,
  7. thingstead,
  8. thingumabob,
  9. thingy,
  10. think

Also thing·hood [thing-hoo d] /ˈθɪŋˌhʊd/.

Origin of thingness

First recorded in 1895–1900; thing1 + -ness

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