-osity

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Etymology[edit]

Compare -ous, -ose, and -ity.

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-osity

  1. Forming nouns, usually abstract, and usually from adjectives in -ous or -ose.
  2. (colloquial) Forming nouns from other adjectives for humourous effect.

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