Haecceity definition

heksēətē
(philos.) The condition of being a uniquely particular person or thing; individuality.
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The essence of a particular thing; those qualities that define it and make it unique.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
haecceity
Plural:
haecceities

Origin of haecceity

  • From Medieval Latin haecceitas, thisness, coined by Duns Scotus.

    From Wiktionary