[sig-nif-i-kuh n-see]

noun, plural sig·nif·i·can·cies.

Origin of significancy

From the Latin word significantia, dating back to 1585–95. See significance, -ancy
Related formsnon·sig·nif·i·can·cy, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for significancy

Historical Examples of significancy

  • Not the prevalence, then, but the significancy of the nickname is to be noted here.

    In the South Seas

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • A few sentences will point to the significancy of the Lobby.

    Here and There in London

    J. Ewing Ritchie

  • Last, declare what may be the Significancy of the Master-Card, as such and alone.

    The Square of Sevens

    E. Irenaeus Stevenson

  • In 1872 an incident occurred of an amusing description, which, as it has some significancy, is worthy of notice.

  • Stranger still, it had now a significancy not then observed; and as he listened, he interpreted, and the fever of spirit left him.