ency

abbreviation
variants: or

encyc

Definition of ency


-ency

noun suffix

Definition of -ency

  1. :  quality or state despondency

Origin and Etymology of -ency

Middle English -encie, from Latin -entia — more at -ence


ENCY Defined for English Language Learners

-ency

noun suffix

Definition of -ency for English Language Learners

  • : the quality or state of being (something)


-ENCY Defined for Kids

-ency

noun suffix -en·cy \ən-sē, ən-sē\

Definition of -ency for Students

plural

-encies

  1. :  quality or state inconsistency urgency


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