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sodality

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noun so·dal·i·ty \sō-ˈda-lə-tē\

Definition of sodality

plural

sodalities

  1. 1 :  brotherhood, community

  2. 2 :  an organized society or fellowship; specifically :  a devotional or charitable association of Roman Catholic laity



Examples of sodality in a sentence

  1. <a 19th-century observer of American society noted that Americans had a fondness for forming sodalities>

  2. <a tragic loss of life that was felt throughout the sodality of firefighters>



Origin and Etymology of sodality

Latin sodalitat-, sodalitas comradeship, club, from sodalis comrade — more at sib


First Known Use: 1600

Rhymes with sodality

anality, banality, brutality, carnality, causality, centrality, extrality, fatality, feudality, finality, formality, frontality, frugality, legality, lethality, locality, mentality, modality, morality, mortality, nasality, natality, neutrality, nodality, orality, plurality, primality, rascality, reality, regality, rurality, tonality, totality, venality, vitality, vocality


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