there·​ness | \ ˈt͟ha(a)|(ə)rnə̇s, ˈt͟he|, |ən- \
plural -es

Definition of thereness

: the condition of being there in position : presence in a place distinguishably there not here also : real existence things are really there … capture the thereness of them — Charles Hopkinson

History and Etymology for thereness

there entry 1 + -ness

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“Thereness.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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