plural -ities
: quality : state : degree
alkalinity
theatricality

Word History

Etymology

Middle French -ité, from Latin -itat-, -itas, from -i- (stem vowel of adjectives) + -tat-, -tas -ity; akin to Greek -tēt-, -tēs -ity

Dictionary Entries Near -ity

Cite this Entry

“-ity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-ity. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

-ity

noun suffix
-i·​ty
ət-ē
plural -ities
: quality : state : degree
alkalinity
Etymology

derived from Latin -itat-, -itas "quality, state"

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