Definition of -osity in English:

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-osity

suffix

Forming nouns from adjectives ending in -ose (such as verbosity from verbose) and from adjectives ending in -ous (such as pomposity from pompous).

Origin

From French -osité or Latin -ositas.

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Syllabification: -osity

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