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- literally the quality or state of being a fact
- Philosophy: considered one's place, body, past, position, and fundamental relationship to the Other.
- The collection of "facts" and/or labels which are one half of a dichotomy between transcendence (of consciousness) and a person's facticity.
Taken from: The Hazel Barnes translation of Being and Nothingness. Key to special Terminology Co. 1984 Philosophical Library, Inc.