plural -ities

Definition of -ity

: quality : state : degree alkalinity theatricality

History and Etymology for -ity

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

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“-ity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-ity. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of -ity

: quality, state, or degree
\ ə-tē \
plural -ities

Kids Definition of -ity

: quality : state : degree similarity

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