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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awr-gan-ik]
    • /ɔrˈgæn ɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awr-gan-ik]
    • /ɔrˈgæn ɪk/

Definitions of organicity word

  • adjective organicity noting or pertaining to a class of chemical compounds that formerly comprised only those existing in or derived from plants or animals, but that now includes all other compounds of carbon. 1
  • adjective organicity characteristic of, pertaining to, or derived from living organisms: organic remains found in rocks. 1
  • adjective organicity of or relating to an organ or the organs of an animal, plant, or fungus. 1
  • adjective organicity of, relating to, or affecting living tissue: organic pathology. 1
  • adjective organicity Psychology. caused by neurochemical, neuroendocrinologic, structural, or other physical impairment or change: organic disorder. Compare functional (def 5). 1
  • adjective organicity Philosophy. having an organization similar in its complexity to that of living things. 1

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Origin of organicity

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; Middle English: pertaining to an organ of the body < Latin organicus by or employing a mechanical device, instrumental < Greek organikós equivalent to órgan(on) organ + -ikos -ic

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Parts of speech for Organicity


organicity popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

organicity usage trend in Literature

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