everydayness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From everyday +‎ -ness. Compare the similarly-formed German Alltäglichkeit (alltäglich + -keit).

Noun[edit]

everydayness (usually uncountable, plural everydaynesses)

  1. (uncountable) The quality or state of happening every day, or frequently.
  2. (countable) The product or result of happening every day, or frequently.

Quotations[edit]

  • 2005, James Phillips, Heidegger's Volk: Between National Socialism and Poetry, published by Stanford University Press, ISBN-13 978-0804750714:
    From the overtaxing of the regime's paranoiac classifications and monitoring of the social field, Heidegger was to await in vain the presencing of that which is present, the revelation of the Being of beings in its precedence to governmental control. Even in its failure, National Socialism refused to allow the question of Being to become the overt and pervasive question of Germany. It ensured that Dasein would either quickly find itself in its everydayness in the task of the reconstruction of an occupied Germany or not find itself, in death.