materiality

[muh-teer-ee-al-i-tee]
noun, plural materialities for 2.
1.
material nature or quality.
2.
something material.

Origin:
1520–30; < Medieval Latin māteriālitās. See material, -ity

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materiality (məˌtɪərɪˈælɪtɪ)
 
n
1.  the state or quality of being physical or material
2.  substance; matter

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materiality
1520s, from Mod.L. materialitas, from materialis (see material).
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Example sentences
His research focuses on materiality and landscape, prehistoric monuments, and
  burial and belief.
Its materiality, however, may wane as other influences gradually overwhelm
  ethical considerations.
There is no materiality, no product, which comes close to our level of
  intelligence and our inherent design perfection.
The fruit's fierce materiality and celestial beauty channel the essence of the
  artist's national, historical, and personal genius.
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