modicity

noun mo·dic·i·ty \mōˈdisətē, -ətē, -i\

Definition of modicity

plural

-es

archaic

  1. :  moderateness found compensation for the darkness of her frontage in the modicity of her rent — Henry James †1916

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Origin and Etymology of modicity

French modicité, from Late Latin modicitat-, modicitas, from Latin modicus moderate + -itat-, -itas -ity


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