-acity


a complex noun suffix meaning “quality of” or “abounding in the characteristic of,” appearing in loanwords from Latin: tenacity.

Nearby words

  1. -ac,
  2. -acea,
  3. -aceae,
  4. -aceous,
  5. -acious,
  6. -acy,
  7. -ad,
  8. -ade,
  9. -adelphous,
  10. -ades

Origin of -acity

Middle English -aciteLatin -ācitāt- (stem of -ācitās). See -acious, -ity

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