ubi·​e·​ty | \ yüˈbīətē \
plural -es

Definition of ubiety

: the quality or state of being in a place: such as
a : the state of being placed in a definite local relation : position, location
b : the abstract quality of being in position : whereness no woozy timelessness or lack of ubiety in the drama— R. B. Heilman

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First Known Use of ubiety

1645, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ubiety

Latin ubi where + English -ety (as in society)

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“Ubiety.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ubiety. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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