noun haec·ce·i·ty \-ətē\
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Definition of haecceity



  1. :  the status of being an individual or a particular nature :  individuality, specificity, thisness; specifically :  what makes something to be an ultimate reality different from any other — compare quiddity 2

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Origin and Etymology of haecceity

Medieval Latin haecceitas, from Latin haec, haecce, feminine of hic, hicce this + -itas -ity

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