10 letter words ending in acy

Coefficacy (n.) Joint efficacy.

Complicacy (n.) A state of being complicate or intricate.

Conspiracy (n.) A combination of men for an evil purpose; an agreement, between two or more persons, to commit a crime in concert, as treason; a plot.

Conspiracy (n.) A concurence or general tendency, as of circumstances, to one event, as if by agreement.

Conspiracy (n.) An agreement, manifesting itself in words or deeds, by which two or more persons confederate to do an unlawful act, or to use unlawful to do an act which is lawful; confederacy.

Degeneracy (a.) The act of becoming degenerate; a growing worse.

Degeneracy (a.) The state of having become degenerate; dec

Depopulacy (n.) Depopulation; destruction of population.

Doulocracy (n.) A government by slaves.

Effeminacy (n.) Characteristic quality of a woman, such as softness, luxuriousness, delicacy, or weakness, which is unbecoming a man; womanish delicacy or softness; -- used reproachfully of men.

Episcopacy (n.) Government of the church by bishops; church government by three distinct orders of ministers -- bishops, priests, and deacons -- of whom the bishops have an authority superior and of a different kind.

Equivocacy (n.) Equivocalness.

Gyneocracy (n.) See Gynecocracy.

Hagiocracy (n.) Government by a priesthood; hierarchy.

Hierocracy (n.) Government by ecclesiastics; a hierarchy.

Illiteracy (n.) The state of being illiterate, or uneducated; want of learning, or knowledge; ignorance; specifically, inability to read and write; as, the illiteracy shown by the last census.

Illiteracy (n.) An instance of ignorance; a literary blunder.

Immoderacy (n.) Immoderateness.

Inaccuracy (n.) The quality of being inaccurate; want of accuracy or exactness.

Inaccuracy (n.) That which is inaccurate or incorrect; mistake; fault; defect; error; as, in inaccuracy in speech, copying, calculation, etc.

Inadequacy (n.) The quality or state of being inadequate or insufficient; defectiveness; insufficiency; inadequateness.

Indelicacy (n.) The quality of being indelicate; want of delicacy, or of a nice sense of, or regard for, purity, propriety, or refinement in manners, language, etc.; rudeness; coarseness; also, that which is offensive to refined taste or purity of mind.

Inefficacy (n.) Want of power to produce the desired or proper effect; inefficiency; ineffectualness; futility; uselessness; fruitlessness; as, the inefficacy of medicines or means.

Inordinacy (n.) The state or quality of being inordinate; excessiveness; immoderateness; as, the inordinacy of love or desire.

Inveteracy (n.) Firm establishment by long continuance; firmness or deep-rooted obstinacy of any quality or state acquired by time; as, the inveteracy of custom, habit, or disease; -- usually in a bad sense; as, the inveteracy of prejudice or of error.

Inveteracy (n.) Malignity; spitefulness; virulency.

Legitimacy (a.) The state, or quality, of being legitimate, or in conformity with law; hence, the condition of having been lawfully begotten, or born in wedlock.

Magistracy (n.) The office or dignity of a magistrate.

Magistracy (n.) The collective body of magistrates.

Ministracy (n.) Ministration.

Ochlocracy (n.) A form of government by the multitude; a mobocracy.

Perspicacy (n.) Perspicacity.

Plutocracy (n.) A form of government in which the supreme power is lodged in the hands of the wealthy classes; government by the rich; also, a controlling or influential class of rich men.

Profligacy (a.) The quality of state of being profligate; a profligate or very vicious course of life; a state of being abandoned in moral principle and in vice; dissoluteness.

Regeneracy (n.) The state of being regenerated.





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Mark McCracken

Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".

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