Meaning of -ITY in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ -ɪti ]

( -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.

He enjoyed the tranquillity of village life. with all its contradictions and complexities.


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