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From French morosité, from Latin morositas (“peevishness”), from morosus (“particular, scrupulous, fastidious, self-willed, wayward, capricious, fretful, peevish”), from mos (“way, custom, habit, self-will”).
morosity (usually uncountable, plural morosities)
- The quality or state of being morose.
- “morosity”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.
- “morosity”, in The Century Dictionary […], New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911, →OCLC.
- morosity at OneLook Dictionary Search