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finality

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noun fi·nal·i·ty \fī-ˈna-lə-tē, fə-\

Simple Definition of finality

  • : the quality or state of being final or finished and not able to be changed

Full Definition of finality

plural fi·nal·i·ties

  1. 1 a :  the character or condition of being final, settled, irrevocable, or complete b :  the condition of being at an ultimate point especially of development or authority

  2. 2 :  something final; especially :  a fundamental fact, action, or belief

Examples of finality

  1. It won't work, he said, with an air of finality.



1833

First Known Use of finality

1833


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