diremption

noun

di·​remp·​tion
də̇ˈrem(p)shən
plural -s
: separation, disjunction : division into two
because it does make that vast diremption of our world into a One and a Many H. B. Alexander

Word History

Etymology

Latin diremption-, diremptio, from diremptus (past participle of dirimere to take apart, separate, from dir- —from dis- apart—+ -imere, from emere to take, buy) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Diremption.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diremption. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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