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Noun. An Aristotelian-derived term which references that which makes a thing itself. Taken up in the Metaphysics where it is is also more confusedly known as "substance". Not contingent on material. The first, or most primary way of being.
I was happy to observe my thinghood remained intact despite the tumor.
by apple-butter October 21, 2008
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