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    sancticity

    does such a word exist in english? Webster gives 'sanctity' only. but there's a song by Coleman Hawkins titled Sancticity. Google gives only 17000 hits for the word, so maybe there's no such word?

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    Re: sancticity

    Quote Originally Posted by mmasny View Post
    does such a word exist in english? Webster gives 'sanctity' only. but there's a song by Coleman Hawkins titled Sancticity. Google gives only 17000 hits for the word, so maybe there's no such word?
    There is no such word, to the best of my knowledge.

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    Re: sancticity

    is there any criterion for being considered a word? this is just out of curiosity, your answer is absolutely satisfying.

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    Re: sancticity

    Quote Originally Posted by mmasny View Post
    is there any criterion for being considered a word? this is just out of curiosity, your answer is absolutely satisfying.
    I think if it is used by a very large number of people for a long time, it could become an accepted word.

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    Re: sancticity

    Sanctity, very similiar to 'santidade', in Latin/Portuguese, is defined by the Cambridge Online Dictionary as:

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