Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being manifest; obviousness; plainness; clearness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being manifest; obviousness.

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  • noun The quality or state of being manifest or obvious.

Etymologies

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manifest +‎ -ness

Examples

  • He answered that the historical destining disclosure of Being, i.e., the "manifestness" or "unconcealment" of a meaning of "being" at a particular time, always precedes, "as if it were on dove's feet" Nietzsche, the factual history.

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  • He answered that the historical destining disclosure of Being, i.e., the "manifestness" or "unconcealment" of a meaning of "being" at a particular time, always precedes, "as if it were on dove's feet" Nietzsche, the factual history.

    enowning

  • Antiochus had now fallen off from the New Academy, as they call it, and forsaken the sect of Carneades, whether that he was moved by the argument of manifestness and the senses, or, as some say, had been led by feelings of rivalry and opposition to the followers of

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • ” But the enargeia, or manifestness of things seen and felt, seems to be the recognized name of the argument against the sceptical views of the New Academy as to the possibility of certain knowledge.

    Cicero

  • According to a proposed correction, “by the manifestness of the senses.

    Cicero

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