[ spee-shee-os-i-tee ]
/ ˌspi ʃiˈɒs ɪ ti /
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noun, plural spe·ci·os·i·ties.
the quality or state of being specious.
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It is unfortunate, for when Anna is stirred by the sight of him and his all-conquering speciosity, any reader is sure to protest.The Craft of Fiction|Percy Lubbock
British Dictionary definitions for speciosity
/ (ˌspiːʃɪˈɒsɪtɪ) /
noun plural -ties
a thing or person that is deceptively attractive or plausible
the state of being specious
obsolete the state of being beautiful
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