unicity

noun unic·i·ty \yüˈnisətē, -sətē, -i\

Definition of unicity

plural

-es

  1. :  the quality or state of being unique of its kind :  oneness the question of the unicity of the distemper virus the unicity of each angelic form within its species — W. N. Clarke

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Origin and Etymology of unicity

Latin unicus sole, single, unique + English -ity


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