variants: or encyc

Definition of ency

 (Entry 1 of 2)

-ency

noun suffix

Definition of -ency (Entry 2 of 2)

: quality or state despondency

History and Etymology for ency

Noun suffix

Middle English -encie, from Latin -entia — more at -ence

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More Definitions for ency

-ency

noun suffix

English Language Learners Definition of -ency

: the quality or state of being (something)

-ency

noun suffix
-en·​cy | \ ən-sē, ᵊn-sē\
plural -encies

Kids Definition of -ency

: quality or state inconsistency urgency

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