extensity

noun

ex·​ten·​si·​ty ik-ˈsten(t)-sə-tē How to pronounce extensity (audio)
plural extensities
1
a
: the quality of having extension
b
: degree of extension : range
2
: an attribute of sensation whereby space or size is perceived

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1834, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of extensity was circa 1834

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Cite this Entry

“Extensity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extensity. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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