thinghood

noun

thing·​hood
ˈthiŋˌhu̇d
1
: the quality or state of being a thing : objective existence : thingness
reducing human life to thinghoodC. J. Rolo
2
: something that constitutes a thing as such
thinghood must also include objective changeC. I. Lewis

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“Thinghood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thinghood. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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