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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -quiddity-, *quiddity*.
(เนื่องจากผลลัพธ์จากการค้นหา quiddity มีน้อย ระบบได้ทดลองค้นหาใหม่โดยใส่ดอกจันทน์ (wild-card) ให้โดยอัตโนมัติ: *quiddity*)
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
quiddity    [N] สิ่งสำคัญ, See also: แก่นแท้, Syn. quibble

German-English: TU-Chemnitz DING Dictionary
Quiddität {f}; Wesen {n}; Essenz {f}quiddity [Add to Longdo]
Spitzfindigkeit {f}quibble; quiddity [Add to Longdo]

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Quiddity \Quid"di*ty\, n.; pl. {Quiddities}. [LL. quidditas, fr.
     L. quid what, neut. of quis who, akin to E. who: cf. F.
     quiddit['e].]
     1. The essence, nature, or distinctive peculiarity, of a
        thing; that which answers the question, Quid est? or, What
        is it? " The degree of nullity and quiddity." --Bacon.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The quiddity or characteristic difference of poetry
              as distinguished from prose.          --De Quincey.
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     2. A trifling nicety; a cavil; a quibble.
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              We laugh at the quiddities of those writers now.
                                                    --Coleridge.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  quiddity
      n 1: an evasion of the point of an argument by raising
           irrelevant distinctions or objections [syn: {quibble},
           {quiddity}, {cavil}]
      2: the essence that makes something the kind of thing it is and
         makes it different from any other [syn: {quiddity},
         {haecceity}]

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