catholicity


cath·o·lic·i·ty

noun \ˌka-thə-ˈli-sə-tē, ˌkath-ˈli-\
plural cath·o·lic·i·ties

Definition of CATHOLICITY

1
capitalized :  the character of being in conformity with a Catholic church
2
a :  liberality of sentiments or views <catholicity of viewpoint — W. V. O'Connor>
b :  universality
c :  comprehensive range <catholicity of topics>

First Known Use of CATHOLICITY

1704

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