noun pro·ten·si·ty \-n(t)sətē\

Definition of protensity



  1. 1 :  the quality or character of being protensive

  2. 2 :  the duration of a sensation — compare extensity

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Origin and Etymology of protensity

Latin protensus (past participle of protendere) + English -ity

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capable of being understood in two ways

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