noun, plural lu·bric·i·ties.
Origin of lubricity
Related Words for lubricityindecency, profanity, vulgarity, smut, pornography, depravity, atrocity, evil, degradation, impropriety, abomination, scatology, prurience, offense, dirtiness, curse, impurity, swearword, outrage, filthiness
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Historical Examples of lubricity
A young constitution still resisted the inroads of lubricity.The Magic Skin
Honore de Balzac
The works of our standard authors in literature abound in lubricity.Plain Facts for Old and Young
John Harvey Kellogg
Dawn was a Mordvinian girl; in Australia she was a lubra addicted to lubricity.Modern Mythology
A fish adorns his flag, and he rides a parrot or sparrow, emblematic of lubricity.
He is teres et rotundas; strokes fly from the lubricity of his polish, and the shiftings of his circular formation.Tomlinsoniana
Word Origin for lubricity
late 15c., "lasciviousness," from Middle French lubricité or directly from Latin lubricitatem (nominative lubricitas), from lubricus "slippery" (see lubricant (adj.)). Sense of "oiliness, smoothness" is from 1540s; figurative sense of "shiftiness" is from 1610s.