Word of the Day – June 29 – Quiddity

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Noun: Quiddity (KWID-uh-tee)

Definition:

1. Whatever makes something the type that it is: essence.

2. A trifling point: quibble.

3. An unusual personal opinion or habit: eccentricity.

Sample sentence: Rembrandt’s genius was his unparalleled ability to render a person’s quiddity in a single portrait.

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