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facticity

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noun fac·tic·i·ty \fak-ˈti-sə-tē\

Definition of facticity

  1. :  the quality or state of being a fact



Examples of facticity

  1. <the facticity of the information is not at issue; it's whether something so private should ever be made public>



Origin of facticity

French or German; French facticité, from German Faktizität, from Factum fact, from Latin factum


First Known Use: 1945


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