HyperDic: historicalness

English > 2 senses of the word historicalness:
NOUNstatehistoricalnessthe state of having in fact existed in the past
attributehistoricalnesssignificance owing to its history
English > historicalness: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of having in fact existed in the past.
BroaderrealityThe state of the world as it really / really is rather than as you might want it to be
Adjectiveshistoricalhaving once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
English > historicalness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningsignificance owing to its history.
BroadersignificanceThe quality of being significant / significant / significant
Adjectiveshistoricalused of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time
historicalof or relating to the study of history
historicalbelonging to the past

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