Definition of potentiality in English:



  • See potential

    • ‘The potentialities and possibilities of the electronic medium have been put to use to achieve this end.’
    • ‘The nature of such powers (also referred to as dispositions, tendencies, potentialities and capacities) is a hotly disputed issue in contemporary metaphysics.’
    • ‘It has little or no real interest in other skills, abilities, or potentialities, not to mention the needs, desires, imagination, or commitment to intellectual life of faculty members.’
    • ‘Welfare kids shipped off to orphanages can be called adolescents with kinetic potentiality.’
    • ‘Utopias enabled the expression of potentialities and possibilities of escape.’