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-ity

noun suffix

: quality, state, or degree

plural -ities

Full Definition of -ITY

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

Origin 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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