noun Date: 1880 historical actuality

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  • Historicity — may mean: *the quality of being part of recorded history, as opposed to prehistory *the quality of being part of history as opposed to being ahistorical myth or legend ** Historicity of the Iliad **Historicity (Bible Studies) *** Historicity of… …   Wikipedia

  • historicity — 1880, from L. historicus (see HISTORICAL (Cf. historical)) + ITY (Cf. ity) …   Etymology dictionary

  • historicity — [his΄tə ris′ə tē] n. the condition of having actually occurred in history; authenticity …   English World dictionary

  • historicity — noun The characteristic of having existed in history. The historicity of Jesus is a matter of some debate among scholars …   Wiktionary

  • Historicity — historic his*tor ic (h[i^]s*t[o^]r [i^]k), historical his*tor ic*al (h[i^]s*t[o^]r [i^]*kal), a. [L. historicus, Gr. istoriko s: cf. F. historique. See {History}.] Of or pertaining to history, or the record of past events; as, an historical poem; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • historicity — /his teuh ris i tee/, n. historical authenticity. [1875 80; prob. < F historicité. See HISTORIC, ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • historicity — Synonyms and related words: accomplished fact, actuality, authenticity, eternal verities, fact, factuality, fait accompli, good sooth, grim reality, historical truth, not a dream, objective existence, reality, sooth, the true, trueness, truth,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • historicity — his·to·ric·i·ty || ‚hɪstÉ™ rɪsÉ™tɪ n. quality of actually having occurred; quality of being factual …   English contemporary dictionary

  • historicity — [ˌhɪstə rɪsɪti] noun historical authenticity …   English new terms dictionary

  • historicity — his·to·ric·i·ty …   English syllables

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