noun, plural finalities for 2.
the state, quality, or fact of being final; conclusiveness or decisiveness.
something that is final; an ultimate act, utterance, belief, etc.

1535–45; final + -ity Unabridged
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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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Word Origin & History

1540s, from M.Fr. finalité, from L.L. finalitatem (nom. finalitas), from L. finalis (see final).
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Example sentences
The panel was supposed to bring some finality to a yearlong debate over
The bay scene is changing, though, and there's an air of finality to it now.
What checkers lacks in breadth, it makes up in precision and finality.
So using a period gives a certain air of finality to a statement.
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