-acity (Latin: a suffix; quality of).A suffix that forms nouns of quality or state. There are hundreds of other -acity suffixes; however, the following will present significant examples.
1. Boldness, daring, intrepidity; confidence.
2. Boldness combined with disregard of consequences; venturesomeness, rashness, recklessness.
3. Open disregard of the restraints of decorum or morality; effrontery, impudence, shamelessness.
Ability to receive, hold, or absorb; the maximum amount that can be contained or produced.carnivoracity, appetite for flesh.
The condition or quality of being loquacious; talkativeness.
The quality of being mendacious; the tendency or disposition to lie or deceive; habitual lying or deceiving.
1. The state of being opaque (not allowing the passage of light); unperceptive, dense. .
2. On a radiograph, a more transparent area is interpreted as an opacity to x-rays in the body.
3. Mental dullness.
Keenness of sight; clearness of understanding or insight; penetration, discernment.
Acuteness of mental discernment; aptitude for investigation or discovery; keenness and soundness of judgement in the estimation of persons and conditions, and in the adaptation of means to ends; penetration, shrewdness.
The quality or condition of being salacious; lustfulness, lecherousness, sexual wantonness.
1. Holding firmly, persistent.
2. The quality of retaining what is held, physically or mentally; firmness of hold or attachment; firmness of purpose, persistence, obstinacy.
The quality or character in persons of speaking or stating the truth; habitual observance of the truth; truthfulness, veraciousness.
Lively, filled with animation and spirit.
The quality or character of being voracious; greediness in eating.