the state of being feverish.

Origin of febricity

1870–75; < Medieval Latin febricitās, equivalent to Latin *febric(us) feverish (see febri-, -ic) + -itās -ity
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Related Words for febricity

heat, cold, climate, condition, warmth, pyrexia, calefaction, degrees

British Dictionary definitions for febricity



rare the condition of having a fever

Word Origin for febricity

C19: from Medieval Latin febricitās, from Latin febris fever
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febricity in Medicine




The condition of having a fever.
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