selfsame

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From Middle English selve same; equivalent to self +‎ same. Compare Old High German selbsama (selfsame, identical), Danish selvsamme (selfsame, identical).

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selfsame (not comparable)

  1. Precisely the same; the very same; identical.
    Synonyms: identical, same
    Antonyms: different, other

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