variants: or encyc

Definition of ency

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noun suffix

Definition of -ency (Entry 2 of 2)

: quality or state despondency

History and Etymology for ency

Noun suffix

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

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“Ency.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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noun suffix

English Language Learners Definition of -ency

: the quality or state of being (something)


noun suffix
-en·​cy | \ ən-sē, ᵊn-sē \
plural -encies

Kids Definition of -ency

: quality or state inconsistency urgency

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