selfsameness
noun see selfsame

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • selfsameness — I noun analogousness, close resemblance, cognate, comparability, complement, correspondence, corresponding, counterpart, equality, equivalence, exactness, general resemblance, identicalness, indistinguishability, likeness, oneness, parallelism,… …   Law dictionary

  • selfsameness — noun The property of two or more appearances of being of the selfsame underlying object; sameness as regards self or identity. There is no doubt about the selfsameness of the morning Sun with the evening Sun …   Wiktionary

  • selfsameness — See selfsame. * * * …   Universalium

  • selfsameness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or condition of being exactly the same as something else: identicalness, identity, oneness, sameness. See SAME …   English dictionary for students

  • selfsameness — self·same·ness …   English syllables

  • selfsameness — noun the quality of being identical with itself • Derivationally related forms: ↑selfsame • Hypernyms: ↑identity, ↑identicalness, ↑indistinguishability * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷,  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: selfsame + ness …   Useful english dictionary

  • selfsame — selfsameness, n. /self saym , saym /, adj. being the very same; identical. [1375 1425; late ME selve same; see SELF, SAME; c. Dan selvsamme, OHG selbsama] Syn. exact, very, same. * * * …   Universalium

  • same — same, selfsame, very, identical, identic, equivalent, equal, tantamount can mean either not different from the other or others or not differing from each other. Same may imply, and selfsame invariably implies, that the things under consideration… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • selfsame — adjective Date: 15th century being the one mentioned or in question ; identical < left the selfsame day > Synonyms: see same • selfsameness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • same — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse samr; akin to Old High German sama same, Latin simulis like, simul together, at the same time, similis like, sem one, Greek homos same, hama together, hen , heis one Date: 13th century 1. a.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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