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-ity

noun suffix

Simple Definition of -ity

  • : quality, state, or degree

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of -ity

plural

-ities

  1. :  quality :  state :  degree <alkalinity> <theatricality>

Origin and Etymology of -ity

Middle French -ité, from Latin -itat-, -itas, from -i- (stem vowel of adjs.) + -tat-, -tas -ity; akin to Greek -tēt-, -tēs -ity


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