Unicity U*nic"i*ty, n. [L. unicus single. See {Unique}.] The condition of being united; quality of the unique; unification. [1913 Webster]

Not unity, but what the schoolmen call unicity. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

The unicity we strive not to express, for that is impossible, but to designate by the nearest analogy. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

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