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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- the quality or state of being next important.

Usage examples (5)
  • Is there something questionable about their secondariness?
  • In Kant's critical system, the aesthetic does not come in the first place but the third, as the subject matter of the Critique of Judgement or Third Critique, and yet this...
  • Phoebe, who was reckoned less clever than Alice, excites a great deal more sympathy, quietly accepting a position of admiring secondariness, and yielding occasional good...
  • And from the start I will say that the very instinct of secondariness, so often postulated as a reason for the social subjection of women, is, on the part of those who... for more
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