-ancy definition

  • suffix:
    • Condition or quality: buoyancy.
    • an ailment or quality
  • others:
    • A suffix expressing more strongly than -ance the notion of quality or condition.
    • today's expansion of -ance, in replica of the original Latin -ant-i-a, as well as perhaps additionally of -acy: see -ance and -cy, and cf. -ence, -ency. Both forms seldom vary in effect.

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