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Definition of "temporality" [tem•po•ral•i•ty]

  • The condition of being temporal or bounded in time. (noun)
  • Temporal possessions, especially of the Church or clergy. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "temporality" in a sentence
  • "Crucial to the staging of sexual bodies in romantic fiction, temporality is not, however, an unchanging heuristic."
  • "Guy Gavriel Kay shifted to the idea of temporality of the book artifact by commenting on what he called “the hunger for the classic.”"
  • "A "pop-up shop": this increasingly ubiquitous and, ergo, increasingly annoying trend suggests in its name temporality, spontaneity, coolness, a fun little shopping excursion that"