8 letter words ending in ty

Acerbity (n.) Sourness of taste, with bitterness and astringency, like that of unripe fruit.

Acerbity (n.) Harshness, bitterness, or severity; as, acerbity of temper, of language, of pain.

Acridity (n.) Alt. of Acridness

Activity (n.) The state or quality of being active; nimbleness; agility; vigorous action or operation; energy; active force; as, an increasing variety of human activities.

Aduncity (n.) Curvature inwards; hookedness.

Affinity (n.) Relationship by marriage (as between a husband and his wife's blood relations, or between a wife and her husband's blood relations); -- in contradistinction to consanguinity, or relationship by blood; -- followed by with, to, or between.

Affinity (n.) Kinship generally; close agreement; relation; conformity; resemblance; connection; as, the affinity of sounds, of colors, or of languages.

Affinity (n.) Companionship; acquaintance.

Affinity (n.) That attraction which takes place, at an insensible distance, between the heterogeneous particles of bodies, and unites them to form chemical compounds; chemism; chemical or elective affinity or attraction.

Affinity (n.) A relation between species or highe/ groups dependent on resemblance in the whole plan of structure, and indicating community of origin.

Affinity (n.) A superior spiritual relationship or attraction held to exist sometimes between persons, esp. persons of the opposite sex; also, the man or woman who exerts such psychical or spiritual attraction.

Alacrity (n.) A cheerful readiness, willingness, or promptitude; joyous activity; briskness; spright

Algidity (n.) Chil

Algidity (n.) coldness and collapse.

Almighty (a.) Unlimited in might; omnipotent; all-powerful; irresistible.

Almighty (a.) Great; extreme; terrible.

Alterity (n.) The state or quality of being other; a being otherwise.

Ancienty (n.) Age; antiquity.

Ancienty (n.) Seniority.

Aquosity (n.) The condition of being wet or watery; wateriness.

Asperity (n.) Roughness of surface; unevenness; -- opposed to smoothness.

Asperity (n.) Roughness or harshness of sound; that quality which grates upon the ear; raucity.

Asperity (n.) Roughness to the taste; sourness; tartness.

Asperity (n.) Moral roughness; roughness of manner; severity; crabbedness; harshness; -- opposed to mildness.

Asperity (n.) Sharpness; disagreeableness; difficulty.

Astucity (n.) Craftiness; astuteness.

Atrocity (n.) Enormous wickedness; extreme heinousness or cruelty.

Atrocity (n.) An atrocious or extremely cruel deed.

Audacity (n.) Daring spirit, resolution, or confidence; venturesomeness.

Audacity (n.) Reckless daring; presumptuous impudence; -- implying a contempt of law or moral restraints.

Banality (n.) Something commonplace, hackneyed, or trivial; the commonplace, in speech.

Basicity (n.) The quality or state of being a base.

Basicity (n.) The power of an acid to unite with one or more atoms or equivalents of a base, as indicated by the number of replaceable hydrogen atoms contained in the acid.

Bibacity (n.) The practice or habit of drinking too much; tippling.

Bridalty (n.) Celebration of the nuptial feast.

Caducity (n.) Tendency to fall; the feebleness of old age; senility.

Calamity (n.) Any great misfortune or cause of misery; -- generally applied to events or disasters which produce extensive evil, either to communities or individuals.

Calamity (n.) A state or time of distress or misfortune; misery.

Calidity (n.) Heat.

Capacity (n.) The power of receiving or containing; extent of room or space; passive power; -- used in reference to physical things.

Capacity (n.) The power of receiving and holding ideas, knowledge, etc.; the comprehensiveness of the mind; the receptive faculty; capability of undestanding or feeling.

Capacity (n.) Ability; power pertaining to, or resulting from, the possession of strength, wealth, or talent; possibility of being or of doing.

Capacity (n.) Outward condition or circumstances; occupation; profession; character; position; as, to work in the capacity of a mason or a carpenter.

Capacity (n.) Legal or noral qualification, as of age, residence, character, etc., necessary for certain purposes, as for holding office, for marrying, for making contracts, will, etc.; legal power or right; competency.

Casualty (n.) That which comes without design or without being foreseen; contingency.

Casualty (n.) Any injury of the body from accident; hence, death, or other misfortune, occasioned by an accident; as, an unhappy casualty.

Casualty (n.) Numerical loss caused by death, wounds, discharge, or desertion.

Celerity (n.) Rapidity of motion; quickness; swiftness.

Chastity (n.) The state of being chaste; purity of body; freedom from unlawful sexual intercourse.

Chastity (n.) Moral purity.

Chastity (n.) The unmarried life; celibacy.

Chastity (n.) Chasteness.

Circuity (n.) A going round in a circle; a course not direct; a roundabout way of proceeding.

Civillty (n.) The state of society in which the relations and duties of a citizen are recognized and obeyed; a state of civilization.

Civillty (n.) A civil office, or a civil process

Civillty (n.) Courtesy; politeness; kind attention; good breeding; a polite act or expression.

Commonty (n.) A common; a piece of land in which two or more persons have a common right.

Cosurety (n.) One who is surety with another.

Cupidity (n.) A passionate desire; love.

Cupidity (n.) Eager or inordinate desire, especially for wealth; greed of gain; avarice; covetousness

Debility (a.) The state of being weak; weakness; feebleness; languor.

Demurity (n.) Demureness; also, one who is demure.

Devexity (a.) A bending downward; a sloping; incurvation downward; declivity.

Dicacity (n.) Pertness; sauciness.

Disunity (n.) A state of separation or disunion; want of unity.

Divinity (a.) The state of being divine; the nature or essence of God; deity; godhead.

Divinity (a.) The Deity; the Supreme Being; God.

Divinity (a.) A pretended deity of pagans; a false god.

Divinity (a.) A celestial being, inferior to the supreme God, but superior to man.

Divinity (a.) Something divine or superhuman; supernatural power or virtue; something which inspires awe.

Divinity (a.) The science of divine things; the science which treats of God, his laws and moral government, and the way of salvation; theology.

Docility (n.) teachableness; aptness for being taught; docibleness.

Docility (n.) Willingness to be taught; tractableness.

Draughty (a.) Pertaining to a draught, or current of air; as, a draughtly, comfortless room.

Droughty (a.) Characterized by drought; wanting rain; arid; adust.

Droughty (a.) Dry; thirsty; wanting drink.

Enormity (n.) The state or quality of exceeding a measure or rule, or of being immoderate, monstrous, or outrageous.

Enormity (n.) That which is enormous; especially, an exceeding offense against order, right, or decency; an atrocious crime; flagitious villainy; an atrocity.

Entierty (n.) See Entirety.

Entirety (n.) The state of being entire; completeness; as, entirely of interest.

Entirety (n.) That which is entire; the whole.

Entreaty (n.) Treatment; reception; entertainment.

Entreaty (n.) The act of entreating or beseeching; urgent prayer; earnest petition; pressing solicitation.

Epizooty (n.) Alt. of Epizootic

Equality (n.) The condition or quality of being equal; agreement in quantity or degree as compared; likeness in bulk, value, rank, properties, etc.; as, the equality of two bodies in length or thickness; an equality of rights.

Equality (n.) Sameness in state or continued course; evenness; uniformity; as, an equality of temper or constitution.

Equality (n.) Evenness; uniformity; as, an equality of surface.

Equality (n.) Exact agreement between two expressions or magnitudes with respect to quantity; -- denoted by the symbol =; thus, a = x signifies that a contains the same number and kind of units of measure that x does.

Eternity (n.) Infinite duration, without beginning in the past or end in the future; also, duration without end in the future; endless time.

Eternity (n.) Condition which begins at death; immortality.

Exiguity (n.) Scantiness; smallness; thinness.

Facility (n.) The quality of being easily performed; freedom from difficulty; ease; as, the facility of an operation.

Facility (n.) Ease in performance; readiness proceeding from skill or use; dexterity; as, practice gives a wonderful facility in executing works of art.

Facility (n.) Easiness to be persuaded; readiness or compliance; -- usually in a bad sense; pliancy.

Facility (n.) Easiness of access; complaisance; affability.

Facility (n.) That which promotes the ease of any action or course of conduct; advantage; aid; assistance; -- usually in the plural; as, special facilities for study.

Famosity (n.) The state or quality of being famous.

Fatality (n.) The state of being fatal, or proceeding from destiny; invincible necessity, superior to, and independent of, free and rational control.

Fatality (n.) The state of being fatal; tendency to destruction or danger, as if by decree of fate; mortaility.

Fatality (n.) That which is decreed by fate or which is fatal; a fatal event.

Felicity (n.) The state of being happy; blessedness; blissfulness; enjoyment of good.

Felicity (n.) That which promotes happiness; a successful or gratifying event; prosperity; blessing.

Felicity (n.) A pleasing faculty or accomplishment; as, felicity in painting portraits, or in writing or talking.

Feminity (n.) Woman

Feracity (n.) The state of being feracious or fruitful.

Ferocity (n.) Savage wildness or fierceness; fury; cruelty; as, ferocity of countenance.

Fetidity (n.) Fetidness.

Fidelity (n.) Faithfulness; adherence to right; careful and exact observance of duty, or discharge of obligations.

Fidelity (n.) Adherence to a person or party to which one is bound; loyalty.

Fidelity (n.) Adherence to the marriage contract.

Fidelity (n.) Adherence to truth; veracity; honesty.

Finality (n.) The state of being final, finished, or complete; a final or conclusive arrangement; a settlement.

Finality (n.) The relation of end or purpose to its means.

Fixidity (n.) Fixedness.

Fluinity (n.) The quality of being fluid or capable of flowing; a liquid, aeriform. or gaseous state; -- opposed to solidity.

Fortuity (n.) Accident; chance; casualty.

Frumenty (n.) Food made of hulled wheat boiled in milk, with sugar, plums, etc.

Fugacity (a.) The quality of being fugacious; fugaclousness; volatility; as, fugacity of spirits.

Fugacity (a.) Uncertainty; instability.

Fumidity (n.) Alt. of Fumidness

Fumosity (n.) The fumes of drink.

Furacity (n.) Addictedness to theft; thievishness.

Furmonty (n.) Alt. of Furmity

Futility (n.) The quality of being talkative; talkativeness; loquaciousness; loquacity.

Futility (n.) The quality of producing no valuable effect, or of coming to nothing; uselessness.

Futurity (n.) State of being that is yet to come; future state.

Futurity (n.) Future time; time to come; the future.

Futurity (n.) Event to come; a future event.

Gelidity (n.) The state of being gelid.

Glabrity (n.) Smoothness; baldness.

Grandity (n.) Grandness.

Gratuity (n.) Something given freely or without recompense; a free gift; a present.

Gratuity (n.) Something voluntarily given in return for a favor or service, as a recompense or acknowledgment.

Guaranty (n.) In law and common usage: An undertaking to answer for the payment of some debt, or the performance of some contract or duty, of another, in case of the failure of such other to pay or perform; a guarantee; a warranty; a security.

Gulosity (n.) Excessive appetite; greediness; voracity.

Hability (n.) Ability; aptitude.

Heredity (n.) Hereditary transmission of the physical and psychical qualities of parents to their offspring; the biological law by which living beings tend to repeat their characteristics in their descendants. See Pangenesis.

Hilarity (n.) Boisterous mirth; merriment; jollity.

Humanity (n.) The quality of being human; the peculiar nature of man, by which he is distinguished from other beings.

Humanity (n.) Mankind collectively; the human race.

Humanity (n.) The quality of being humane; the kind feelings, dispositions, and sympathies of man; especially, a disposition to relieve persons or animals in distress, and to treat all creatures with kindness and tenderness.

Humanity (n.) Mental cultivation; liberal education; instruction in classical and polite literature.

Humanity (n.) The branches of polite or elegant learning; as language, rhetoric, poetry, and the ancient classics; belles-letters.

Humidity (n.) Moisture; dampness; a moderate degree of wetness, which is perceptible to the eye or touch; -- used especially of the atmosphere, or of anything which has absorbed moisture from the atmosphere, as clothing.

Humility (n.) The state or quality of being humble; freedom from pride and arrogance; low

Humility (n.) An act of submission or courtesy.

Ideality (n.) The quality or state of being ideal.

Ideality (n.) The capacity to form ideals of beauty or perfection.

Ideality (n.) The conceptive faculty.

Identity (n.) The state or quality of being identical, or the same; sameness.

Identity (n.) The condition of being the same with something described or asserted, or of possessing a character claimed; as, to establish the identity of stolen goods.

Identity (n.) An identical equation.

Imbonity (n.) Want of goodness.

Immanity (n.) The state or quality of being immane; barbarity.

Immunity (a.) Freedom or exemption from any charge, duty, obligation, office, tax, imposition, penalty, or service; a particular privilege; as, the immunities of the free cities of Germany; the immunities of the clergy.

Immunity (a.) Freedom; exemption; as, immunity from error.

Imparity (n.) Inequality; disparity; disproportion; difference of degree, rank, excellence, number, etc.

Imparity (n.) Lack of comparison, correspondence, or suitableness; incongruity.

Imparity (n.) Indivisibility into equal parts; oddness.

Impunity (n.) Exemption or freedom from punishment, harm, or loss.

Impurity (n.) The condition or quality of being impure in any sense; defilement; foulness; adulteration.

Impurity (n.) That which is, or which renders anything, impure; foul matter, action, language, etc.; a foreign ingredient.

Impurity (n.) Want of ceremonial purity; defilement.

Incomity (n.) Want of comity; incivility; rudeness.

Inequity (n.) Want of equity; injustice; wrong.

Infinity (n.) Unlimited extent of time, space, or quantity; eternity; boundlessness; immensity.

Infinity (n.) Unlimited capacity, energy, excellence, or knowledge; as, the infinity of God and his perfections.

Infinity (n.) Endless or indefinite number; great multitude; as an infinity of beauties.

Infinity (n.) A quantity greater than any assignable quantity of the same kind.

Infinity (n.) That part of a

Inguilty (a.) Not guilty.

Iniquity (n.) Absence of, or deviation from, just dealing; want of rectitude or uprightness; gross injustice; unrighteousness; wickedness; as, the iniquity of bribery; the iniquity of an unjust judge.

Iniquity (n.) An iniquitous act or thing; a deed of injustice o/ unrighteousness; a sin; a crime.

Iniquity (n.) A character or personification in the old English moralities, or moral dramas, having the name sometimes of one vice and sometimes of another. See Vice.

Insafety (n.) Insecurity; danger.

Insanity (n.) The state of being insane; unsoundness or derangement of mind; madness; lunacy.

Insanity (n.) Such a mental condition, as, either from the existence of delusions, or from incapacity to distinguish between right and wrong, with regard to any matter under action, does away with individual responsibility.

Jejunity (n.) The quality of being jejune; jejuneness.

Jocosity (n.) A jocose act or saying; jocoseness.

Jovialty (n.) Joviality.

Lability (n.) Liability to lapse, err, or apostatize.

Latinity (n.) The Latin tongue, style, or idiom, or the use thereof; specifically, purity of Latin style or idiom.

Legality (n.) The state or quality of being legal; conformity to law.

Legality (n.) A conformity to, and resting upon, the letter of the law.

Legerity (n.) Lightness; nimbleness.

Lividity (n.) The state or quality of being livid.

Locality (n.) The state, or condition, of belonging to a definite place, or of being contained within definite limits.

Locality (n.) Position; situation; a place; a spot; esp., a geographical place or situation, as of a mineral or plant.

Locality (n.) Limitation to a county, district, or place; as, locality of trial.

Locality (n.) The perceptive faculty concerned with the ability to remember the relative positions of places.

Lucidity (n.) The quality or state of being lucid.

Majority (n.) The quality or condition of being major or greater; superiority.

Majority (n.) The military rank of a major.

Majority (n.) The condition of being of full age, or authorized by law to manage one's own affairs.

Majority (n.) The greater number; more than half; as, a majority of mankind; a majority of the votes cast.

Majority (n.) Ancestors; ancestry.

Majority (n.) The amount or number by which one aggregate exceeds all other aggregates with which it is contrasted; especially, the number by which the votes for a successful candidate exceed those for all other candidates; as, he is elected by a majority of five hundred votes. See Plurality.

Maturity (n.) The state or quality of being mature; ripeness; full development; as, the maturity of corn or of grass; maturity of judgment; the maturity of a plan.

Maturity (n.) Arrival of the time fixed for payment; a becoming due; termination of the period a note, etc., has to run.

Minacity (n.) Disposition to threaten.

Minority (a. & n.) The state of being a minor, or under age.

Minority (a. & n.) State of being less or small.

Minority (a. & n.) The smaller number; -- opposed to majority; as, the minority must be ruled by the majority.

Mobility (n.) The quality or state of being mobile; as, the mobility of a liquid, of an army, of the populace, of features, of a muscle.

Mobility (n.) The mob; the lower classes.

Modality (n.) The quality or state of being modal.

Modality (n.) A modal relation or quality; a mode or point of view under which an object presents itself to the mind. According to Kant, the quality of propositions, as assertory, problematical, or apodeictic.

Modicity (n.) Moderateness; smallness; meanness.

Morality (n.) The relation of conformity or nonconformity to the moral standard or rule; quality of an intention, a character, an action, a principle, or a sentiment, when tried by the standard of right.

Morality (n.) The quality of an action which renders it good; the conformity of an act to the accepted standard of right.

Morality (n.) The doctrines or rules of moral duties, or the duties of men in their social character; ethics.

Morality (n.) The practice of the moral duties; rectitude of life; conformity to the standard of right; virtue; as, we often admire the politeness of men whose morality we question.

Morality (n.) A kind of allegorical play, so termed because it consisted of discourses in praise of morality between actors representing such characters as Charity, Faith, Death, Vice, etc. Such plays were occasionally exhibited as late as the reign of Henry VIII.

Morality (n.) Intent; meaning; moral.

Morosity (n.) Moroseness.

Motility (n.) Capability of motion; contractility.

Motivity (n.) The power of moving or producing motion.

Motivity (n.) The quality of being influenced by motives.

Mucosity (n.) The quality or state of being mucous or slimy; mucousness.

Mulierty (n.) Condition of being a mulier; position of one born in lawful wedlock.

Multeity (n.) Multiplicity.

Nasality (n.) The quality or state of being nasal.

Nativity (n.) The coming into life or into the world; birth; also, the circumstances attending birth, as time, place, manner, etc.

Nativity (n.) A picture representing or symbolizing the early infancy of Christ. The simplest form is the babe in a rude cradle, and the heads of an ox and an ass to express the stable in which he was born.

Nativity (n.) A representation of the positions of the heavenly bodies as the moment of one's birth, supposed to indicate his future destinies; a horoscope.

Naturity (n.) The quality or state of being produced by nature.

Nihility (n.) Nothingness; a state of being nothing.

Nobility (n.) The quality or state of being noble; superiority of mind or of character; commanding excellence; eminence.

Nobility (n.) The state of being of high rank or noble birth; patrician dignity; antiquity of family; distinction by rank, station, or title, whether inherited or conferred.

Nobility (n.) Those who are noble; the collictive body of nobles or titled persons in a stste; the aristocratic and patrician class; the peerage; as, the English nobility.

Nodosity (n.) The quality of being knotty or nodose; resemblance to a node or swelling; knottiness.

Nodosity (n.) A knot; a node.

Nolleity (n.) The state of being unwilling; nolition.

Nubility (n.) The state of being marriageable.

Nugacity (n.) Futility; trifling talk or behavior; drollery.

Obtusity (n.) Obtuseness.

Oleosity (n.) The state or quality of being oily or fat; fatness.

Optimity (n.) The state of being best.

Organity (n.) Organism.

Otiosity (n.) Leisure; indolence; idleness; ease.

Paganity (n.) The state of being a pagan; paganism.

Papality (n.) The papacy.

Pavidity (n.) Timidity.

Pedality (n.) The act of measuring by paces.

Penality (n.) The quality or state of being penal; lability to punishment.

Philauty (n.) Self-love; selfishness.

Pilosity (n.) The quality or state of being pilose; hairiness.

Plenarty (n.) The state of a benefice when occupied.

Polarity (n.) A property of the conic sections by virtue of which a given point determines a corresponding right

Porosity (n.) The quality or state of being porous; -- opposed to density.

Priority (a.) The quality or state of being prior or antecedent in time, or of preceding something else; as, priority of application.

Priority (a.) Precedence; superior rank.

Property (a.) That which is proper to anything; a peculiar quality of a thing; that which is inherent in a subject, or naturally essential to it; an attribute; as, sweetness is a property of sugar.

Property (a.) An acquired or artificial quality; that which is given by art, or bestowed by man; as, the poem has the properties which constitute excellence.

Property (a.) The exclusive right of possessing, enjoying, and disposing of a thing; ownership; title.

Property (a.) That to which a person has a legal title, whether in his possession or not; thing owned; an estate, whether in lands, goods, or money; as, a man of large property, or small property.

Property (a.) All the adjuncts of a play except the scenery and the dresses of the actors; stage requisites.

Property (a.) Propriety; correctness.

Property (v. t.) To invest which properties, or qualities.

Property (v. t.) To make a property of; to appropriate.

Pudicity (n.) Modesty; chastity.

Purparty (n.) A share, part, or portion of an estate allotted to a coparcener.

Putidity (n.) Alt. of Putidness

Quantity (v. t.) To modify or qualify with respect to quantity; to fix or express the quantity of; to rate.

Quantity (n.) The extent or extension of a general conception, that is, the number of species or individuals to which it may be applied; also, its content or comprehension, that is, the number of its constituent qualities, attributes, or relations.

Quantity (n.) The measure of a syllable; that which determines the time in which it is pronounced; as, the long or short quantity of a vowel or syllable.

Quantity (n.) The relative duration of a tone.

Quantity (n.) That which can be increased, diminished, or measured; especially (Math.), anything to which mathematical processes are applicable.

Quantity (n.) A determinate or estimated amount; a sum or bulk; a certain portion or part; sometimes, a considerable amount; a large portion, bulk, or sum; as, a medicine taken in quantities, that is, in large quantities.

Quiddity (n.) The essence, nature, or distinctive peculiarity, of a thing; that which answers the question, Quid est? or, What is it?

Quiddity (n.) A trifling nicety; a cavil; a quibble.

Quotiety (n.) The relation of an object to number.

Rabidity (n.) Rabidness; furiousness.

Rapacity (n.) The quality of being rapacious; rapaciousness; ravenousness; as, the rapacity of pirates; the rapacity of wolves.

Rapacity (n.) The act or practice of extorting or exacting by oppressive injustice; exorbitant greediness of gain.

Rapidity (n.) The quality or state of being rapid; swiftness; celerity; velocity; as, the rapidity of a current; rapidity of speech; rapidity of growth or improvement.

Regality (n.) Royalty; sovereignty; sovereign jurisdiction.

Regality (n.) An ensign or badge of royalty.

Rigidity (n.) The quality or state of being rigid; want of pliability; the quality of resisting change of form; the amount of resistance with which a body opposes change of form; -- opposed to flexibility, ductility, malleability, and softness.

Rigidity (n.) Stiffness of appearance or manner; want of ease or elegance.

Rigidity (n.) Severity; rigor.

Rimosity (n.) State of being rimose.

Rivality (n.) Rivalry; competition.

Rivality (n.) Equality, as of right or rank.

Rugosity (n.) The quality or state of being rugose.

Rurality (n.) The quality or state of being rural.

Rurality (n.) A rural place.

Sacristy (n.) An apartment in a church where the sacred utensils, vestments, etc., are kept; a vestry.

Sagacity (n.) The quality of being sagacious; quickness or acuteness of sense perceptions; keenness of discernment or penetration with soundness of judgment; shrewdness.

Salacity (n.) Strong propensity to venery; lust; lecherousness.

Salinity (n.) Sa

Sanctity (n.) The state or quality of being sacred or holy; ho

Sanctity (n.) Sacredness; solemnity; inviolability; religious binding force; as, the sanctity of an oath.

Sanctity (n.) A saint or holy being.

Sapidity (n.) The quality or state of being sapid; taste; savor; savoriness.

Saturity (n.) The state of being saturated; fullness of supply.

Scarcity (n.) The quality or condition of being scarce; smallness of quantity in proportion to the wants or demands; deficiency; lack of plenty; short supply; penury; as, a scarcity of grain; a great scarcity of beauties.

Security (n.) The condition or quality of being secure; secureness.

Security (n.) Freedom from apprehension, anxiety, or care; confidence of power of safety; hence, assurance; certainty.

Security (n.) Hence, carelessness; negligence; heedlessness.

Security (n.) Freedom from risk; safety.

Security (n.) That which secures or makes safe; protection; guard; defense.

Security (n.) Something given, deposited, or pledged, to make certain the fulfillment of an obligation, the performance of a contract, the payment of a debt, or the like; surety; pledge.

Security (n.) One who becomes surety for another, or engages himself for the performance of another's obligation.

Security (n.) An evidence of debt or of property, as a bond, a certificate of stock, etc.; as, government securities.

Sedulity (n.) The quality or state of being sedulous; diligent and assiduous application; constant attention; unremitting industry; sedulousness.

Senility (n.) The quality or state of being senile; old age.

Serenity (n.) The quality or state of being serene; clearness and calmness; quietness; stillness; peace.

Serenity (n.) Calmness of mind; eveness of temper; undisturbed state; coolness; composure.

Serosity (n.) The quality or state of being serous.

Serosity (n.) A thin watery animal fluid, as synovial fluid and pericardial fluid.

Severity (n.) The quality or state of being severe.

Severity (n.) Gravity or austerity; extreme strictness; rigor; harshness; as, the severity of a reprimand or a reproof; severity of discip

Severity (n.) The quality or power of distressing or paining; extreme degree; extremity; intensity; inclemency; as, the severity of pain or anguish; the severity of cold or heat; the severity of the winter.

Severity (n.) Harshness; cruel treatment; sharpness of punishment; as, severity practiced on prisoners of war.

Severity (n.) Exactness; rigorousness; strictness; as, the severity of a test.

Simplity (n.) Simplicity.

Sleighty (a.) Cinning; sly.

Snippety (a.) Ridiculously small; petty.

Sobriety (n.) Habitual soberness or temperance as to the use of spirituous liquors; as, a man of sobriety.

Sobriety (n.) Habitual freedom from enthusiasm, inordinate passion, or overheated imagination; calmness; coolness; gravity; seriousness; as, the sobriety of riper years.

Sodality (n.) A fellowship or fraternity; a brotherhood.

Sodality (n.) Specifically, a lay association for devotion or for charitable purposes.

Solidity (n.) Moral firmness; soundness; strength; validity; truth; certainty; -- as opposed to weakness or fallaciousness; as, the solidity of arguments or reasoning; the solidity of principles, triuths, or opinions.

Solidity (n.) The solid contents of a body; volume; amount of inclosed space.

Sonority (n.) The quality or state of being sonorous; sonorousness.

Starosty (n.) A castle and domain conferred on a nobleman for life.

Stoicity (n.) Stoicism.

Subtilty (n.) The quality or state of being subtile; thinness; fineness; as, the subtility of air or light.

Subtilty (n.) Refinement; extreme acuteness; subtlety.

Subtilty (n.) Cunning; skill; craft.

Subtilty (n.) Slyness in design; artifice; guile; a cunning design or artifice; a trick; subtlety.

Subtlety (n.) The quality or state of being subtle, or sly; cunning; craftiness; artfulness.

Subtlety (n.) Nice discernment with delicacy of mental action; nicety of discrimination.

Subtlety (n.) Something that is sly, crafty, or delusive.

Suddenty (n.) Suddenness; a sudden.

Supinity (n.) Supineness.

Swinesty (n.) A sty, or pen, for swine.

Temerity (n.) Unreasonable contempt of danger; extreme venturesomeness; rashness; as, the temerity of a commander in war.

Tenacity (n.) The quality or state of being tenacious; as, tenacity, or retentiveness, of memory; tenacity, or persistency, of purpose.

Tenacity (n.) That quality of bodies which keeps them from parting without considerable force; cohesiveness; the effect of attraction; -- as distinguished from brittleness, fragility, mobility, etc.

Tenacity (n.) That quality of bodies which makes them adhere to other bodies; adhesiveness; viscosity.

Tenacity (n.) The greatest longitudinal stress a substance can bear without tearing asunder, -- usually expressed with reference to a unit area of the cross section of the substance, as the number of pounds per square inch, or kilograms per square centimeter, necessary to produce rupture.

Tenerity (a.) Tenderness.

Tepidity (n.) The quality or state of being tepid; moderate warmth; lukewarmness; tepidness.

Terreity (n.) Quality of being earthy; earthiness.

Timidity (n.) The quality or state of being timid; timorousness; timidness.

Tonality (n.) The principle of key in music; the character which a composition has by virtue of the key in which it is written, or through the family relationship of all its tones and chords to the keynote, or tonic, of the whole.

Tonicity (n.) The state of healthy tension or partial contraction of muscle fibers while at rest; tone; tonus.

Torosity (n.) The quality or state of being torose.

Totality (n.) The quality or state of being total; as, the totality of an eclipse.

Totality (n.) The whole sum; the whole quantity or amount; the entirety; as, the totalityof human knowledge.

Travesty (a.) Disguised by dress so as to be ridiculous; travestied; -- applied to a book or shorter composition.

Travesty (n.) A burlesque translation or imitation of a work.

Travesty (v. t.) To translate, imitate, or represent, so as to render ridiculous or ludicrous.

Triality (n.) Three united; state of being three.

Triunity (n.) The quality or state of being triune; trinity.

Tumidity (n.) The quality or state of being tumid.

Ubiquity (n.) Existence everywhere, or in places, at the same time; omnipresence; as, the ubiquity of God is not disputed by those who admit his existence.

Ubiquity (n.) The doctrine, as formulated by Luther, that Christ's glorified body is omnipresent.

Ultimity (n.) The last stage or consequence; finality.

Uneasity (adv.) In an easy manner.

Unequity (n.) Want of equity or uprightness; injustice; wickedness; iniquity.

Uniquity (n.) The quality or state of being unique; uniqueness.

Unsafety (n.) The quality or state of being in peril; absence of safety; insecurity.

Unsurety (n.) Want of surety; uncertainty; insecurity; doubt.

Urbanity (n.) The quality or state of being urbane; civility or courtesy of manners; politeness; refinement.

Urbanity (n.) Polite wit; facetiousness.

Validity (n.) The quality or state of being valid; strength; force; especially, power to convince; justness; soundness; as, the validity of an argument or proof; the validity of an objection.

Validity (n.) Legal strength, force, or authority; that quality of a thing which renders it supportable in law, or equity; as, the validity of a will; the validity of a contract, claim, or title.

Validity (n.) Value.

Vapidity (n.) The quality or state of being vapid; vapidness.

Velleity (n.) The lowest degree of desire; imperfect or incomplete volition.

Velocity (n.) Quickness of motion; swiftness; speed; celerity; rapidity; as, the velocity of wind; the velocity of a planet or comet in its orbit or course; the velocity of a cannon ball; the velocity of light.

Velocity (n.) Rate of motion; the relation of motion to time, measured by the number of units of space passed over by a moving body or point in a unit of time, usually the number of feet passed over in a second. See the Note under Speed.

Venality (n.) The quality or state of being venal, or purchasable; mercenariness; prostitution of talents, offices, or services, for money or reward; as, the venality of a corrupt court; the venality of an official.

Venosity (n.) The quality or state of being venous.

Venosity (n.) A condition in which the circulation is retarded, and the entire mass of blood is less oxygenated than it normally is.

Veracity (n.) The quality or state of being veracious; habitual observance of truth; truthfulness; truth; as, a man of veracity.

Vicinity (n.) The quality or state of being near, or not remote; nearness; propinquity; proximity; as, the value of the estate was increased by the vicinity of two country seats.

Vicinity (n.) That which is near, or not remote; that which is adjacent to anything; adjoining space or country; neighborhood.

Vinosity (n.) The quality or state of being vinous.

Viridity (n.) Greenness; verdure; the color of grass and foliage.

Viridity (n.) Freshness; soundness.

Virility (n.) The quality or state of being virile; developed manhood; man

Vitality (n.) The quality or state of being vital; the principle of life; vital force; animation; as, the vitality of eggs or vegetable seeds; the vitality of an enterprise.

Vivacity (n.) The quality or state of being vivacious.

Vivacity (n.) Tenacity of life; vital force; natural vigor.

Vivacity (n.) Life; animation; spiritedness; live

Vividity (n.) The quality or state of being vivid; vividness.

Vocality (n.) The quality or state of being vocal; utterableness; resonance; as, the vocality of the letters.

Vocality (n.) The quality of being a vowel; vocalic character.

Voracity (n.) The quality of being voracious; voraciousness.

About the author

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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