pastness

noun
past·ness | \ˈpas(t)-nəs \

Definition of pastness 

1 : the quality or state of being past

2 : the subjective quality of something being remembered rather than immediately experienced almost any popular record … is apt to be tinged with pastness— Roy McMullen

First Known Use of pastness

1829, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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