from The Century Dictionary.
- See -ance, -ancy, and -ent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- A noun suffix signifying action, state, or quality; also, that which relates to the action or state; as in emergence, diffidence, diligence, influence, difference, excellence. See
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- suffix non-productive Same as
-ance; having the stateor conditionof.
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From French, from Latin -entia.
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