-acity


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

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Origin of -acity

Middle English -acite ≪ Latin -ācitāt- (stem of -ācitās). See -acious, -ity
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