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How to sign: an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
"the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare;
Within this category: appearance, attraction, clearness, opacity, divisibility, ease, difficulty, suitability, unsuitability, nature, humanness, air, excellence, characteristic, changeableness, changelessness, sameness, difference, certainty, probability, uncertainty, factuality, counterfactuality, materiality, immateriality, particularity, generality, simplicity, complexity, regularity, irregularity, mobility, immobility, pleasantness, unpleasantness, credibility, incredibility, logicality, illogicality, naturalness, unnaturalness, virtu, wholesomeness, unwholesomeness, satisfactoriness, unsatisfactoriness, ordinariness, extraordinariness, ethnicity, foreignness, nativeness, originality, unoriginality, correctness, incorrectness, accuracy, accuracy, inaccuracy, distinction, popularity, unpopularity, lawfulness, unlawfulness, elegance, inelegance, comprehensibility, expressiveness, incomprehensibility, humaneness, inhumaneness, morality, immorality, amorality, divinity, holiness, ideality, unholiness, parental quality, fidelity, infidelity, sophistication, naivete, sufficiency, worth, worthlessness, good, bad, fruitfulness, fruitlessness, utility, inutility, asset, constructiveness, destructiveness, positivism, negativism, occidentalism, orientalism, power, ability, powerlessness, inability, romanticism, domesticity, infiniteness, finiteness, quantifiability, solubility, insolubility, stuff, hot stuff, humor, pathos, tone, responsiveness, unresponsiveness, subjectivism, ulteriority