significancy

[ sig-nif-i-kuh n-see ]
/ sɪgˈnɪf ɪ kən si /

noun, plural sig·nif·i·can·cies.

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decorum

Origin of significancy

From the Latin word significantia, dating back to 1585–95. See significance, -ancy

OTHER WORDS FROM significancy

non·sig·nif·i·can·cy, noun
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