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ideality

EnglishEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin *idealitas (ideality), from Late Latin idealis (ideal); see ideal and -ity.

NounEdit

ideality (countable and uncountable, plural idealities)

  1. (uncountable) The quality or state of being ideal.
  2. (uncountable) The capacity to form deals of beauty or perfection.
  3. The conceptive faculty.

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TriviaEdit

Aside from the proper noun Oceania, this is the shortest five-syllable word in the English language.

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