Definition of triplicity in English:


Syllabification: tri·plic·i·ty
Pronunciation: /triˈplisitē

noun (plural triplicities)

  • 1A group of three people or things.
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    • The triplicity of the Goddess in these texts is one of the most recurrent themes.
    • The triplicity of waters will give birth to a man who will choose Thursday as his holy day.
  • 1.1 archaic The state of being triple.
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    • The primary meaning may be mystical, but paradoxical triplicity is very much in the spirit of the poem.


late Middle English (as a term in astrology): from late Latin triplicitas, from Latin triplex, triplic- 'threefold' (see triplex).

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