noun ven·tos·i·ty \ven‧ˈtäsətē\

Definition of ventosity



  1. 1 obsolete :  flatulence or its cause

  2. 2 :  pompous inflated conceit or boasting

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Origin and Etymology of ventosity

Middle English ventosite, from Middle French ventosité, from Late Latin ventositat-, ventositas, from Latin ventosus windy, flatulent + -itat-, -itas -ity

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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