begetting

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

begetting

  1. Present participle of beget.

Noun[edit]

begetting (plural begettings)

  1. The act or product of one who begets.
    • 2007, John Peterman, On Ancient Philosophy
      The gods' begettings in the Theogony are reminiscent of the biblical human begettings in the Old Testament and emphasize their being in nature, unlike the Judaic God outside of it.