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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mag·is·tral·i·ty n.; pl. -ties  Magisterialness; arbitrary dogmatism.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pre·ci·os·i·ty n.; pl. -ties .  Fastidious refinement, esp. in language; specif., the affected purism and sententiousness characteristic of the French précieuses of the 17th century.
    He had the fastidiousness, the preciosity, the love of archaisms, of your true decadent.    --L. Douglas.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·fun·di·ty n.; pl. -ties   The quality or state of being profound; depth of place, knowledge, feeling, etc. “The vast profundity obscure.”
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ra·tion·al·i·ty n.; pl. -ties   The quality or state of being rational; agreement with reason; possession of reason; due exercise of reason; reasonableness.
    When God has made rationality the common portion of mankind, how came it to be thy inclosure?   --Gov. of Tongue.
    Well-directed intentions, whose rationalities will never bear a rigid examination.   --Sir T. Browne.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·spon·si·bil·i·ty n.; pl. -ties
 1. The state of being responsible, accountable, or answerable, as for a trust, debt, or obligation.
 2. That for which anyone is responsible or accountable; as, the resonsibilities of power.
 3. Ability to answer in payment; means of paying.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sim·i·lar·i·ty n.; pl. -ties   The quality or state of being similar; likeness; resemblance; as, a similarity of features.
    Hardly is there a similarity detected between two or three facts, than men hasten to extend it to all.   --Sir W. Hamilton.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sub·va·ri·e·ty n.; pl. -ties  A subordinate variety, or a division of a variety.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chu·pat·ty n.; pl. -ties .  A kind of griddlecake of unleavened bread, used among the natives of India. [Anglo-Indian]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty n.; pl. -ties   The quality or state of being incompatible; inconsistency; irreconcilableness.