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cecity

[see-si-tee]
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noun
  1. blindness.

Origin of cecity

1525–30; < Latin caecitās, equivalent to caecus blind + -ity
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Examples from the Web for cecity

Historical Examples

  • You have divine insights, as we all have, of heaven, all of us with whom the mortal mind does not cake and obstruct into cecity.

    The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II

    Elizabeth Barrett Browning


British Dictionary definitions for cecity

cecity

noun
  1. a rare word for blindnessSee blindness

Word Origin

C16: from Latin caecitās, from caecus blind
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