-ancy



a combination of and 3 , used to form nouns denoting state or quality:
brilliancy.
suffix
a variant of -ance, used to indicate condition or quality: expectancy, poignancy, malignancy

word-forming element denoting quality or state, from Latin -antia, forming abstract nouns on pp. adjectives in -antem, appearing in English mostly in words borrowed directly from Latin (those passing through French usually have -ance or -ence; see -ance).

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