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potential +‎ -ity


potentiality ‎(plural potentialities)

  1. The quality of being, or having potential.
  2. An inherent capacity for growth or development.
  3. An aptitude amenable to development; capability.
  4. (philosophy) indeterminism
    • In philosophy, potentiality and actuality are principles of a dichotomy which Aristotle used to analyze motion, causality, ethics, and physiology in his Physics, Metaphysics, Nicomachean Ethics and De Anima (which is about the human psyche)[1].
  5. (physics) quantum indeterminacy

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