ultimacy

[ uhl-tuh-muh-see ]
/ ˈʌl tə mə si /
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noun, plural ul·ti·ma·cies.

the state or quality of being ultimate.
a basic or fundamental quality: to question the ultimacies of one's religious beliefs.

Nearby words

  1. ulterior,
  2. ulteriorly,
  3. ultima,
  4. ultima ratio regum,
  5. ultima thule,
  6. ultimate,
  7. ultimate constituent,
  8. ultimate strength,
  9. ultimately,
  10. ultimatum

Origin of ultimacy

First recorded in 1835–45; ultim(ate) + -acy

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