Definition of -acy in English:


Syllabification: -acy


  • Forming nouns of state or quality: celibacy lunacy


a branch of the suffix -cy, from Latin -atia (medieval Latin -acia), or from Greek -ateia, noun suffixes.

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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody