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Noun1.ultimateness - the state or degree of being ultimateultimateness - the state or degree of being ultimate; the final or most extreme in degree or size or time or distance, "the ultimacy of these social values"
degree, stage, level, point - a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?"
extremity - the greatest or utmost degree; "the extremity of despair"
profoundness - extremeness of degree; "the profoundness of his ignorance"
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Like the lobster tossed into a boiling pot, the new adoptive parent knows the feeling--the irreversible, final, immediate ultimateness [sic] of this change.