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positivity

[poz-i-tiv-i-tee]
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noun, plural pos·i·tiv·i·ties.
  1. the state or character of being positive: a positivity that accepts the world as it is.
  2. something positive.
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Origin of positivity

First recorded in 1650–60; positive + -ity
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Related Words for positivity

alacrity, eagerness, readiness, zeal, positiveness, willingness, confidence, consent, compliance, inclination, leaning

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Word Origin and History for positivity

n.

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

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