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[kon-ek-tiv-i-tee, kuh-nek‐] /ˌkɒn ɛkˈtɪv ɪ ti, kəˌnɛk‐/
the state or quality of being connected or connective:
the benefits of global connectivity.
Computers. the ability to link to and communicate with other computer systems, electronic devices, software, or the Internet:
This laptop has limited connectivity.
Origin of connectivity
1890-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for connectivity
  • The sense of community and connectivity is the strongest out of the whole nation.
  • They show the active network with blinking lights at the nodes, its speed and connectivity, and its usage.
  • As always, you bring together a lot of information and ideas and then invite us to consider their connectivity.
  • Our imagination is built, layer by layer, upon a foundation of neural connectivity that extends throughout our physical bodies.
  • Those who experience our constant connectivity as dulling should be able to identify closely with his guests.
  • Today, you have a lot of online services selling something similar-the comfort of connectivity.
  • Technology and global connectivity are changing the workplace in fundamental ways.
  • T he high and rising importance of human connectivity has significant implications for the future.
  • The real limiting factor for mobile browsing is still connectivity and bandwidth.
  • Then you need the connectivity to your emotional reactions.
British Dictionary definitions for connectivity


the state of being or being able to be connected
(computing) the state of being connected to the internet
(computing) the capacity of a machine or appliance to be connected to other machines, appliances, or facilities
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for connectivity

1893, from connective + -ity.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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