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Definitions for topicality
ˌtɒp ɪˈkæl ɪ titop·i·cal·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. topicalitynoun

    the attribute of being of interest at the present time

    "the library had to discard books that had lost their topicality"


  1. topicality

    Topicality refers to the quality or state of being relevant to a particular subject or matter at hand. It often relates to being current, timely, or of immediate interest or concern. Topicality can be used to describe various forms of media like news, articles, research, or conversations that are focused on a specific, relevant topic.


  1. Topicality

    Topicality is a stock issue in policy debate which pertains to whether or not the plan affirms the resolution as worded. To contest the topicality of the affirmative, the negative interprets a word or words in the resolution and argues that the affirmative does not meet that definition, that the interpretation is preferable, and that non-topicality should be a voting issue.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of topicality in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of topicality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of topicality in a Sentence

  1. Joe Russo:

    We like to liken it to a fight at a wedding, it's something that's been brewing in a family for some time and something happens that instigates a fall-out amongst all of the characters so relevancy and topicality are really important to us because it makes the audience feel like it's part of their world.

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