bogosity

noun
bo·​gos·​ity | \ ˌbō-ˈgä-sə-tē How to pronounce bogosity (audio) \

Definition of bogosity

informal : the quality of being bogus : phoniness, bogusness I am suddenly struck by the sheer inanity of this situation—the utter bogosity of it all hits me with the force of a contraction. No! This is wrong! I cannot be complicit in a lie.— Erika Schickel, You're Not the Boss of Me, 2007

First Known Use of bogosity

1967, in the meaning defined above

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“Bogosity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bogosity. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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