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ultimacy

[uhl-tuh-muh-see] /ˈʌl tə mə si/
noun, plural ultimacies.
1.
the state or quality of being ultimate.
2.
a basic or fundamental quality:
to question the ultimacies of one's religious beliefs.
Origin of ultimacy
1835-1845
1835-45; ultim(ate) + -acy
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  • "I'm afraid you can't make me believe in my own ultimacy, no matter how hard you try," said Harry.

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  • You have what one might call a sense of ultimacy—is there such a word?

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  • One side proclaims the ultimacy of order—that of some old order which conduces to its own interest.

  • It proves one thing, at any rate—I have no monopoly of the quality of ultimacy!

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  • "Well, you must at least let me believe in the ultimacy of your finding your profession," insisted Madge.

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