rotundity

[roh-tuhn-di-tee]

noun, plural ro·tun·di·ties.

the condition or quality of roundness or plumpness, as of an object or person.
fullness, as in tone or speech.
a full or rounded tone, phrase, or the like: oratorical rotundities.

Nearby words

  1. rotter,
  2. rotterdam,
  3. rottweiler,
  4. rotund,
  5. rotunda,
  6. rotundly,
  7. roturier,
  8. rotwelsch,
  9. rou,
  10. rouault

Sometimes ro·tund·ness [roh-tuhnd-nis] /roʊˈtʌnd nɪs/.

Origin of rotundity

From the Latin word rotunditās, dating back to 1580–90. See rotund, -ity

Related formssub·ro·tun·di·ty, noun

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Word Origin and History for rotundity

rotundity

n.

1580s, from Latin rotunditas "roundness," from rotundus "round" (see rotund).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper