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- n. The state or quality of being being; existence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Actual existence; entity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the state or fact of existing
From being + -ness. Translation of the German Seiendheit; sometimes also used to translate the simple Sein ("being"). (Wiktionary)