biodegradability etymology

English word biodegradability comes from English biodegradable, English -ity

Detailed word origin of biodegradability

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
biodegradable English (eng) Capable of being decomposed by biological activity, especially by microorganisms. Any material that can be decomposed by biological activity.
-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.
biodegradability English (eng) The capacity of a material to decompose over time as a result of biological activity, especially to be broken down by microorganisms.

Words with the same origin as biodegradability

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