thereness

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

there entry 1 + -ness

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“Thereness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thereness. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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