Clandestinity
Clandestinity Clan`des*tin"i*ty, n. Privacy or secrecy. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Clandestinity —     Clandestinity (in Canon Law)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Clandestinity (in Canon Law)     Strictly speaking, clandestinity signifies a matrimonial impediment introduced by the Council of Trent (Sess. XXIV, c. i) to invalidate marriages… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • clandestinity — clandestine ► ADJECTIVE ▪ surreptitious or secretive. DERIVATIVES clandestinely adverb clandestinity noun. ORIGIN Latin clandestinus, from clam secretly …   English terms dictionary

  • clandestinity — noun see clandestine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clandestinity — See clandestinely. * * * …   Universalium

  • clandestinity — noun The quality or state of being clandestine. Syn: clandestineness …   Wiktionary

  • clandestinity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The habit, practice, or policy of keeping secrets: clandestineness, concealment, covertness, huggermugger, huggermuggery, secrecy, secretiveness, secretness. See SHOW …   English dictionary for students

  • clandestinity — n. secret or furtive quality …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clandestinity — clan·des·tin·i·ty …   English syllables

  • clandestinity —  Тайный брак …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • clandestinity — ˌkla(a)nˌdeˈstinəd.ē noun ( es) Etymology: perhaps from French clandestinité, from clandestin + ité ity : the quality or state of being secret especially in political or social activities normally overt, manifest, or apparent …   Useful english dictionary

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