noun (plural -cies) Date: 1842 1. the quality or state of being ultimate 2. ultimate 1

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  • ultimacy — noun the state or degree of being ultimate; the final or most extreme in degree or size or time or distance, the ultimacy of these social values • Syn: ↑ultimateness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ultimate (for: ↑ultimateness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ultimacy — /ul teuh meuh see/, n., pl. ultimacies. 1. the state or quality of being ultimate. 2. a basic or fundamental quality: to question the ultimacies of one s religious beliefs. [1835 45; ULTIM(ATE) + ACY] * * * …   Universalium

  • ultimacy — noun The condition of being ultimate …   Wiktionary

  • ultimacy — ul·ti·ma·cy …   English syllables

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