finalities

finality

[fahy-nal-i-tee]
noun, plural finalities for 2.
1.
the state, quality, or fact of being final; conclusiveness or decisiveness.
2.
something that is final; an ultimate act, utterance, belief, etc.

Origin:
1535–45; final + -ity

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finality (faɪˈnælɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  the condition or quality of being final or settled; conclusiveness: the finality of death
2.  a final or conclusive act
3.  metaphysics Compare teleology the doctrine of the efficacy of final causes

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finality
1540s, from M.Fr. finalité, from L.L. finalitatem (nom. finalitas), from L. finalis (see final).
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