whatness

noun

what·​ness
ˈ(h)wät-nəs,
ˈ(h)wət- How to pronounce whatness (audio)

Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of whatness was in 1611

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Cite this Entry

“Whatness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whatness. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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