unc·​tu·​os·​i·​ty | \ ˌəŋ(k)chəˈwäsətē, -sətē, -i \
plural -es

Definition of unctuosity

: the quality or state of being unctuous

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History and Etymology for unctuosity

Middle English unctuosite, from Middle French or Medieval Latin; Middle French unctuosité, from Medieval Latin unctuositat-, unctuositas, from unctuosus unctuous + Latin -itat-, -itas -ity

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“Unctuosity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unctuosity. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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