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pastness

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noun past·ness \ˈpas(t)-nəs\

Definition of pastness

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being past

  2. 2 :  the subjective quality of something being remembered rather than immediately experienced <almost any popular record … is apt to be tinged with pastness — Roy McMullen>



1829

First Known Use of pastness

1829

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