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From being +‎ -ly.


beingly (comparative more beingly, superlative most beingly)

  1. Of or pertaining to (one's) being or existence.
  2. Existing; extant.
    • 2003, Journal of Chinese philosophy:
      Earlier Thomas quotes Proclus in his explanation thus: "All beingly being is infinite, not according to multitude or magnitude, but according to power alone.
  3. True; real; essential; actual.
    • 1995, William J. Richardson, Babette E. Babich, From phenomenology to thought, errancy, and desire:
      Doesn't this question point to an experience similar to that Plato must have had in obsessively asking what the essence ("ousia"), the "truth," "the true being" or "the beingly being" of things was?