Modicity Mo*dic"i*ty, n. [LL. modicitas; cf. F. modicit['e].] Moderateness; smallness; meanness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • modicity — mōˈdisəd.ē, ətē, i noun ( es) Etymology: French modicité, from Late Latin modicitat , modicitas, from Latin modicus moderate + itat , itas ity archaic : moderateness found compensation for the darkness of her frontage in the modicity of her rent… …   Useful english dictionary

  • modicity — mo·dic·i·ty …   English syllables

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