- knowledge or use of the Latin language: He bemoaned the lack of Latinity among today's scholars.
- Latin style or idiom.
Origin of Latinity
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They generally lose their point when they lose their Latinity.
Its Latinity is good, and might belong to the classical period.Charles Sumner; his Complete Works, v. 4-20
"Late seventeenth century Latinity," commented Average Jones.Average Jones
Samuel Hopkins Adams
He had dared to differ with Fraser, a hot pedant, on some piece of Latinity.The Wits and Beaux of Society
Grace & Philip Wharton
"More abundant in vocabulary than elegant in Latinity," was their comment, a fault they considered marking all French Latin.Charles the Bold
- facility in the use of Latin
- Latin style, esp in literature
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