-ancy

noun suffix

Definition of -ancy

: quality or state
  • piquancy

Origin and Etymology of -ancy

Latin -antia — more at -ance


-ANCY Defined for English Language Learners

-ancy

noun suffix

Definition of -ancy for English Language Learners

  • : the quality or state of being (something)


-ANCY Defined for Kids

-ancy

noun suffix -an·cy \ ən-sē , ᵊn-sē \

Definition of -ancy for Students

plural -ancies
: quality or state
  • buoyancy

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