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See definition of quiddity on Dictionary.com
  • as inquibble
  • as inquintessence
  • as inentity
  • as inessence

synonyms for quiddity

  • nicety
  • artifice
  • cavil
  • criticism
  • dodge
  • duplicity
  • equivocation
  • evasion
  • niggle
  • pretense
  • prevarication
  • protest
  • quirk
  • shift
  • sophism
  • subterfuge
  • subtlety
  • hair-splitter
  • nit-picker
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antonyms for quiddity

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  • approval
  • directness
  • facing
  • honesty
  • meeting
  • openness
  • praise
  • reality
  • agreement
  • concurrence
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How to use quiddity in a sentence

Next came the redoubtable Mr. Mumbles himself, leading Mrs. Mumbles by the hand, preceded by the young lawyer Quiddity.
FORGOTTEN TALES OF LONG AGOE. V. LUCAS
On the next interview Mr. Mumbles, delighted with the report of Quiddity, addressed him with truly dignified solemnity.
FORGOTTEN TALES OF LONG AGOE. V. LUCAS
The lawyer's clerk, whose name was Quiddity, also set about publishing the whole of the matter abroad.
FORGOTTEN TALES OF LONG AGOE. V. LUCAS
Whatness and affections (quiddity) of being distinguishes between, ii.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 4PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
Nature herself is maya; natural science must perforce deal with her ineluctable quiddity.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
There is no other horn to the dilemma, no tertiary quiddity, no choice, no middle ground between hilarity and dyspepsia.
THE CATHOLIC WORLD; VOL. IV.; OCTOBER, 1866, TO MARCH, 1867.E. RAMEUR
I think that he is right, and that the profitable study of a man is the study which regards him as an oddity, not a quiddity.
ROMANCEWALTER RALEIGH
But his power of observation and of p. 3seeing what might be termed the humorous quiddity of anything, was extraordinary.
BARDELL V. PICKWICKPERCY FITZGERALD
The suchness of being implies a previously existing being and quiddity.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 1PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
Aristotle has thus shown how the Essence or Quiddity (τί ἐστι) may become known in this class of cases.
ARISTOTLEGEORGE GROTE
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WORDS RELATED TO QUIDDITY

  • articles
  • beings
  • bodies
  • creatures
  • existences
  • individuals
  • items
  • materials
  • matters
  • organisms
  • presences
  • quantities
  • singles
  • singletons
  • somethings
  • stuff
  • subsistence
  • substances
  • things
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