adhesivity etymology

English word adhesivity comes from English -ity, English adhesive

Detailed word origin of adhesivity

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ity English (eng) Used to form a noun from an adjective; especially, to form the noun referring to the state, property, or quality of conforming to the adjective's description.. Used to form other nouns, especially abstract nouns.
adhesive English (eng) Apt or tending to adhere; clinging.. Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances. A substance, such as glue, that provides or promotes adhesion.
adhesivity English (eng) (countable) A measure of adhesiveness. (uncountable) The condition of being adhesive.

Words with the same origin as adhesivity

Descendants of -ity
accountability authenticity brutality capability complexity confidentiality creativity disability electricity homosexuality individuality insecurity intensity maturity mentality nationality negativity nudity objectivity productivity punctuality radioactivity sensitivity sexuality technicality