sub·​ja·​cen·​cy ˌsəb-ˈjā-sᵊn(t)-sē How to pronounce subjacency (audio)
: the quality or state of being subjacent

Word History

First Known Use

1820, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of subjacency was in 1820

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“Subjacency.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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