provinciality

[ pruh-vin-shee-al-i-tee ]
/ prəˌvɪn ʃiˈæl ɪ ti /
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noun, plural pro·vin·ci·al·i·ties.

provincial character.
provincial characteristic: Her provincialities reflect a refreshing naturalness.

Nearby words

  1. provincial,
  2. provincial council,
  3. provincial police,
  4. provincialism,
  5. provincialist,
  6. provincialize,
  7. proving ground,
  8. provirus,
  9. provision,
  10. provisional

Origin of provinciality

First recorded in 1775–85; provincial + -ity

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Word Origin and History for provinciality

provinciality

n.

"quality or condition of being provincial," 1759, from provincial + -ity.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper