[ poz-i-tiv-i-tee ]
/ ˌpɒz ɪˈtɪv ɪ ti /

noun, plural pos·i·tiv·i·ties.

the state or character of being positive: a positivity that accepts the world as it is.
something positive.

Origin of positivity

First recorded in 1650–60; positive + -ity
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Word Origin and History for positivity



1650s, from positive (adj.) + -ity.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper