Definition of inhesion in English:


Syllabification: in·he·sion
Pronunciation: /inˈhēZHən


  • The action or state of inhering in something.
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    • Yet the faultless verisimilitude of the flowers conveys little of their actual presence or inhesion.
    • This inhesion may be imagined in many ways, but two major modes of imagining it come to mind from Tillich's pages.
    • It is one thing to explain the belief in the identity of material objects by reference to the mind without raising the question of the inhesion of matter.


mid 17th century: from late Latin inhaesio(n-), from Latin inhaerere 'stick to'.

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