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Noun Concept
Categories: Aristotle, Concepts in metaphysics, Modal logic, Essentialism, Philosophy of life
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essence  core  gist  kernel  substance
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The choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience WordNet 3.0
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The choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Essence is a polysemic term, used in philosophy and theology as a designation for the property or set of properties that make an entity or substance what it fundamentally is, and which it has by necessity, and without which it loses its identity. Wikipedia
The central idea or main substance Wikipedia Disambiguation
Term in philosophy Wikidata
The choicest, most essential or most vital part. OmegaWiki
The most important part of a thing; the essence. Wiktionary
Most important part of a thing. Wiktionary (translation)
The most essential part; the main idea or substance (of a longer or more complicated matter); the crux of a matter; the pith. Wiktionary
The most essential part. Wiktionary (translation)
The core of a thing; the most essential or important part. Wiktionary
The core, center, or essence of an object or system. Wiktionary
Core or essence of an object or system. Wiktionary (translation)
The essence or core of an issue, argument etc. Wiktionary
Essence or core of an issue, argument etc. Wiktionary (translation)
The essential or vital part; force; energy; importance. Wiktionary
Essential or vital part. Wiktionary (translation)
The essential part of anything; the most vital part. Wiktionary
Essential part. Wiktionary (translation)
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The gist of the prosecutor's argument WordNet 3.0
The heart and soul of the Republican Party WordNet 3.0
The nub of the story WordNet 3.0
The pith of my idea is that people should choose their own work hours. Wiktionary
The core of a subject. Wiktionary
The heart and soul of any democracy is its electorate. Wiktionary
The kernel of an argument. Wiktionary
What do you think is the nub of the problem? Wiktionary