suchness

suchness

[suhch-nis]
noun
1.
a fundamental, intrinsic, or characteristic quality or condition: seraphic indifference to the suchness of his surroundings.
2.
Buddhism. Tathata.

Origin:
before 1000; Old English swilcnesse (not recorded in ME); see such, -ness

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