thingness

[ thing-nis ]
/ ˈθɪŋ nɪs /

noun

objective reality.

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

Origin of thingness

First recorded in 1895–1900; thing1 + -ness
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