Thisness vs Thatness - What's the difference?

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Thisness is a related term of thatness.


As nouns the difference between thisness and thatness

is that thisness is the qualities]], [[property|properties or characteristics of a thing which make it a particular thing while thatness is the quality or characteristic of being that (something referred to).

thisness

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The qualities]], [[property, properties or characteristics of a thing which make it a particular thing.
  • Synonyms

    * haecceity

    thatness

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The quality or characteristic of being that (something referred to).