radicality

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

radical +‎ -ity

NounEdit

radicality (plural radicalities)

  1. The quality of being radical; radicalness.
    • 2000, "Post-theory: New Directions in Criticism", Martin McQuillan, Graeme Macdonald, Robin Purves, Stephen Thomson, p. 5
      However, the radicality of political praxis and the radicality of Theory might not be of the same order.
  2. (obsolete) Germinal principle; source; origination.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir T. Browne to this entry?)
  3. (obsolete) Radicalness; relation to root in essential nature or principle.

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