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febricity

[ fi-bris-i-tee ]
/ fɪˈbrɪs ɪ ti /
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noun

the state of being feverish.

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Origin of febricity

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

febricity
/ (fɪˈbrɪsɪtɪ) /

noun

rare the condition of having a fever
C19: from Medieval Latin febricitās, from Latin febris fever
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Medical definitions for febricity

febricity
[ fĭ-brĭsĭ-tē ]

n.

The condition of having a fever.
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