callidity

noun
cal·​lid·​i·​ty | \ kaˈlidətē, kə- \
plural -es

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History and Etymology for callidity

Latin calliditas, from callidus crafty, shrewd (from callēre to have a thick skin, be witty, experienced) + -itas -ity; akin to Latin callum thick skin

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“Callidity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/callidity. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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