mutuality

noun
mu·tu·al·i·ty | \ ˌmyü-chə-ˈwa-lə-tē \

Definition of mutuality 

1 : the quality or state of being mutual

2 : a sharing of sentiments : intimacy

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We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Lily Rothman, Time, "5 Things Written by Martin Luther King Jr. That Everyone Should Read, According to an Expert," 3 Apr. 2018 We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Lily Rothman, Time, "5 Things Written by Martin Luther King Jr. That Everyone Should Read, According to an Expert," 3 Apr. 2018 Civility does not require engagement with individuals who utter speech that, at its core, has no connection with respect or mutuality. Blake D. Morant, The Atlantic, "In Praise of Civility," 24 May 2018 We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Lily Rothman, Time, "5 Things Written by Martin Luther King Jr. That Everyone Should Read, According to an Expert," 3 Apr. 2018 We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Lily Rothman, Time, "5 Things Written by Martin Luther King Jr. That Everyone Should Read, According to an Expert," 3 Apr. 2018 We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Lily Rothman, Time, "5 Things Written by Martin Luther King Jr. That Everyone Should Read, According to an Expert," 3 Apr. 2018 We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Lily Rothman, Time, "5 Things Written by Martin Luther King Jr. That Everyone Should Read, According to an Expert," 3 Apr. 2018 That said, mutuality is always the name of the game. Colin Bedell, Cosmopolitan, "Your Horoscope for the Week of January 8," 7 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of mutuality

circa 1586, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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mutuality

noun
mu·tu·al·i·ty | \ ˌmyü-chə-ˈwa-lə-tē \

Legal Definition of mutuality 

: the quality or state of being mutual: as

a : the quality of a contract under which both parties are bound by obligations

b : the state of debts for purposes of set-off under bankruptcy law in which the debts are owed between the same parties standing in the same capacity

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