accidence

⇒ACCIDENCE, subst. fém.
PHILOS. ,,Qualité, état, possibilité d'être de l'accident.`` (Ac. Compl. 1842) :
Le monde n'est qu'un phénomène et point une réalité en soi... Accidence, substance, causalité ne sont que des formes subjectives de notre entendement.
Ch. DE VILLERS, Philosophie de Kant, 1801, p. 337 (Quem. t. 1 1959).
Rem. Attesté en outre ds LITTRÉ (terme de philos.), Lar. encyclop. (terme de philos. scol.).
Prononc. — Dernière transcription ds LITTRÉ : a-ksi-dan-s'.
Étymol. ET HIST. — 1801, supra. Dér. de accident1, philos. p. anal. avec essence.
STAT. — Fréq. abs. litt. :1.
BBG. — ROS.-IOUD. 1955.

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