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noun (phenomena)
  1. The existential reality of "something"; not "nothing".
The universe is a phenomenon, as is every particle of matter within it; that which is non-phenomenal does not exist because it is noumenon.
  1. An appearance or occurrence, usually one evoke, evoking curiosity.
  2. A fact or situation that is observed to exist or happen but is unexplainable or questionable.
Etymology: From phínomenon, from Ancient Greek (polytonic, ) (phainomenon) "thing appearing to view" < (polytonic, ) (phainÅ) "I show".


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