peccancy

noun
pec·​can·​cy | \ˈpekənsē, -nsi\
plural -es

Definition of peccancy 

1 : the quality or state of being peccant horrible exultation at the universal peccancy of husbands— George Meredith

2 : offense, fault his trivial peccancies— Carl Van Vechten

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History and Etymology for peccancy

Late Latin peccantia, from Latin peccant-, peccans (present participle of peccare) + -ia -y

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