quale

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noun qua·le \ˈkwä-lē, -ˌlā\

Definition of quale

plural

qualia

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  1. 1 :  a property (such as redness) considered apart from things having the property :  universal

  2. 2 :  a property as it is experienced as distinct from any source it might have in a physical object

Origin and Etymology of quale

Latin, neuter of qualis of what kind


First Known Use: 1675

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