One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1The fact of reigning or ruling; power, predominance.
2Psychology. In the theory of personality: the sum of all the experiences, or of the regnant processes, that are integrated in the brain in a single moment; an instance of this.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Plea for Non-Subscribers. From regnant: see -ancy.
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