Definitions

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 -ance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • suffix non-productive Same as -ance; having the state or condition of.

Etymologies

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From French, from Latin -entia.

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