selfsameness


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self·same

 (sĕlf′sām′)
adj.
Being the very same; identical.

self′same′ness n.
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selfsameness

(ˈsɛlfˌseɪmnəs)
n
the quality or state of being selfsame or identical
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Noun1.selfsameness - the quality of being identical with itself
identicalness, indistinguishability, identity - exact sameness; "they shared an identity of interests"
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selfsameness

noun
The quality or condition of being exactly the same as something else:
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