from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Literally, this-ness. A scholastic term to express individuality or singleness; as, this book.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That element of existence which confers individuality upon a nature, according to the Scotists, so that it is in a particular place at a particular time; hereness and nowness.
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