formosity

noun

for·​mos·​i·​ty
fȯrˈmäsətē,
-ətē,
-i
plural -es
archaic
: beauty or a beautiful thing

Word History

Etymology

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 9 Dec. 2022.

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