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n. pl. ma·te·ri·al·i·ties
1. The state or quality of being material.
2. Physical substance; matter.
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1. the state or quality of being physical or material
2. substance; matter
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ma•te•ri•al•i•ty(məˌtɪər iˈæl ɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties for 2.
1. material nature or quality.
2. something material.
[1520–30; < Medieval Latin]
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|Noun||1.||materiality - relevance requiring careful consideration|
immateriality - complete irrelevance requiring no further consideration
|2.||materiality - the quality of being physical; consisting of matter|
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
concreteness - the quality of being concrete (not abstract)
reality - the quality possessed by something that is real
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1. The fact of being related to the matter at hand:
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