formosity

noun
for·​mos·​i·​ty | \ fȯrˈmäsətē, -ətē, -i \
plural -es

Definition of formosity

archaic
: beauty or a beautiful thing

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History and Etymology for formosity

Middle English formosite, from Latin formositas, from formosus beautiful (from forma form, beauty + -osus -ous) + -itas -ity

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“Formosity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/formosity. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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