becomeness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From become +‎ -ness.

Noun[edit]

becomeness (uncountable)

  1. The state or quality of becoming; becomingness.
    • 1995, Ernst Bloch, The Principle of Hope:
      [...] was called founder, this memory which clung to recurrence and to becomeness, accordingly taught the most collected religion of extra-human repose.
    • 2001, Anthony McElligott, The German Urban Experience, 1900-1945:
      Rootless, dead to the cosmic, irrevocably committed to stone and to intellectualism, it develops a form-language that reproduces even-trait of its essence - not the language of a becoming and growlh, but that of a becomeness and completion, [...]