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materiality

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1 something that actually exists
  • preferred a single materiality to a slew of hypotheticals

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2 the fact or state of being pertinent
  • the materiality of that fact is not in dispute

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3 the quality of being actual
  • seems to question the very materiality of the universe

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The first known use of materiality was in 1570

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“Materiality.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/materiality. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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