temporality

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noun tem·po·ral·i·ty \ˌtem-pə-ˈra-lə-tē\

Definition of temporality

plural

temporalities

  1. 1a :  civil or political as distinguished from spiritual or ecclesiastical power or authorityb :  an ecclesiastical property or revenue —often used in plural

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being temporal

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First Known Use of temporality

14th century

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