(Latin: suffix used to form abstract nouns expressing act, state, quality, property, or condition corresponding to an adjective)

1. Capability of being extended by beating, drawn out into wire, worked upon, or bent; malleability, pliableness, flexibility.
2. Capability of being easily led or influenced; tractableness, docility.
duplicity (s) (noun), duplicities (pl)
1. A dishonest action or behavior which is meant to trick or to fool someone: The telephone caller who claimed to be the nephew of an elderly woman and who asked her for money was a duplicity that resulted in the arrest of the person who went to pick up the funds because Sarah was aware of such duplicities happening to others.
2. Etymology: borrowed from Middle French duplicite; from Late Latin duplicitatem, duplicitas, "doubleness".
A deliberate deceptiveness in behavior.
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A double dealing to achieve an illegal objective.
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eccentricity (s) (noun), eccentricities (pl)
The quality of being strange or unusual in one's behavior: Some people are not very tolerant of Donald's eccentricity as a politician.

Mildred's talking to her flowers everyday is just one of her eccentricities.

Peculiar behavior or abnormal actions.
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educable (adjective), more educable, most educable
Capable of being educated or taught: Some educable adults are still striving to learn more in their daily lives.

The elderly man is still an educable person despite his age.

efficacity (s) (noun), efficacities (pl)
The potential to produce an intended effect or result under perfect conditions; efficacy; effectiveness : The firm decided to have the marketing methods examined to make sure of their efficacity and correct or improve the methods if necessary.
ellipticity, ellipticities
The deviation or degree of deviation of an ellipse or ellipsoid from a perfect circle or sphere. Ellipticity is measured as the ratio of the major axis to the minor axis of the ellipse or ellipsoid.
epidemicity (s) (noun), epidemicities (pl)
The quality of being epidemic.
equalibrity, equilibrity
The state or condition of being balanced; eveness of weight.
1. The quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status.
2. A state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced.
3. Rights, treatment, quantity, or value equal to all others in a specific group; such as, they should have full equality under the law.
4. An equation in which the quantities on each side of an equal sign are the same.
5. In mathematics, a statement, usually an equation, that one thing equals another.
equatorial mount
A sun-tracking mount, usually clock-driven, whose axis of rotation is parallel to that of the earth.
1. Belonging to an ethnic group.
2. Ethnic traits in general.
eventuality (s) (noun), eventualities (pl)
A possible occurrence or result, especially something undesirable or unexpected; contingency: When Kitty was packing her backpack, she planned for any eventuality that might arise on her hiking trip, like bandaids!
extraterritoriality (s) (noun), extraterritorialities (pl)
Immunity from and not subject to local legal jurisdictions: As a foreign diplomat, Mrs. Hudson  was granted extraterritoriality, and so she was exempt from the laws of the nation where she was recently assigned to serve as an ambassador.