Demurity De*mur"i*ty (d[-e]*m[=u]r"[i^]*t[y^]), n. Demureness; also, one who is demure. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • demurity — də̇ˈmyu̇rəd.ē, dēˈ noun ( es) Etymology: demure (I) + ity : demureness …   Useful english dictionary

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