photogenicity etymology

English word photogenicity comes from English photogenic, English -ity

Detailed word origin of photogenicity

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
photogenic English (eng) Generated or caused by light.. Looking good when photographed.. Producing or emitting light, luminescent.
-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.
photogenicity English (eng) The state of being photogenic.

Words with the same origin as photogenicity

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