-ity

[[t]-ɪti[/t]]
-ities
-ity is added to adjectives, sometimes in place of `-ious', to form nouns referring to the state, quality, or behaviour described by the adjective.

I, for one, admire his audacity...

He enjoyed the tranquillity of village life.

...life with all its contradictions and complexities.


English dictionary. 2008.

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