viduity

[ vi-doo-i-tee, -dyoo- ]
/ vɪˈdu ɪ ti, -ˈdyu- /

noun

quality, state, or period of being a widow.

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Origin of viduity

1375–1425; late Middle English (Scots ) viduite<Latin viduitās, equivalent to vidu(a) widow + -itās-ity
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