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thingness

noun thing·ness \ˈthiŋ-nəs\

Definition of THINGNESS

:  the quality or state of objective existence or reality

Examples of THINGNESS

  1. <conceptual artists have taken the thingness out of art, asserting that the artistic vision is embodied in the concept and not in any particular object>

First Known Use of THINGNESS

1896

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