mordancy

[ mawr-dn-see ]
/ ˈmɔr dn si /

noun

the quality of being mordant; sharpness.

Nearby words

  1. morcellation operation,
  2. morcha,
  3. mordacious,
  4. mordaciously,
  5. mordacity,
  6. mordant,
  7. mordant rouge,
  8. mordantly,
  9. mordecai,
  10. mordent

Origin of mordancy

First recorded in 1650–60; mord(ant) + -ancy

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