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- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɒ.sɪ.ti/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɑ.sə.ti/, /-ɾi/
- Hyphenation: -o‧si‧ty
- Forming nouns, usually abstract, and usually from adjectives in -ous or -ose.
- (colloquial) Forming nouns from other adjectives for humorous effect.
Rarely productive in English outside of humorous use – primarily found in borrowings from Latin, often via French.
terms derived from adjectives in -ous