efficacity

noun
ef·​fi·​cac·​i·​ty | \ ˌe-fə-ˈka-sə-tē \

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the limited efficacity of the primitive tool as an instrument for cutting raw meat

First Known Use of efficacity

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for efficacity

Middle English efficacite, borrowed from Middle French & Latin; Middle French efficacité, borrowed from Latin efficācitāt-, efficācitās, from efficāc-, efficāx "capable of fulfilling a function, efficacious" + -itāt-, -itās -ity

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