popularity

[ pop-yuh-lar-i-tee ]
/ ˌpɒp yəˈlær ɪ ti /

noun

the quality or fact of being popular.
the favor of the general public or of a particular group of people: His popularity with television audiences is unrivaled.

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Origin of popularity

First recorded in 1540–50, popularity is from the Latin word populāritās a courting of popular favor. See popular, -ity

OTHER WORDS FROM popularity

non·pop·u·lar·i·ty, nouno·ver·pop·u·lar·i·ty, nounsem·i·pop·u·lar·i·ty, noun
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