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febricity

fe·bric·i·ty
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fi-bris-i-tee]
    • /fɪˈbrɪs ɪ ti/
    • /febrˈɪsɪti/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fi-bris-i-tee]
    • /fɪˈbrɪs ɪ ti/

Definitions of febricity word

  • noun febricity the state of being feverish. 1
  • noun febricity the condition of having a fever 0
  • noun febricity feverishness. 0

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Origin of febricity

First appearance:

before 1870
One of the 26% newest English words
1870-75; < Medieval Latin febricitās, equivalent to Latin *febric(us) feverish (see febri-, -ic) + -itās -ity

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Parts of speech for Febricity

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

febricity popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 50% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

febricity usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for febricity

noun febricity

  • heat — the state of a body perceived as having or generating a relatively high degree of warmth.
  • cold — Something that is cold has a very low temperature or a lower temperature than is normal or acceptable.
  • climate — The climate of a place is the general weather conditions that are typical of it.
  • condition — If you talk about the condition of a person or thing, you are talking about the state that they are in, especially how good or bad their physical state is.
  • warmth — the quality or state of being warm; moderate or gentle heat.

Antonyms for febricity

noun febricity

  • cool — Something that is cool has a temperature which is low but not very low.

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