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.