inofficiosity

inofficious

[in-uh-fish-uhs]
adjective Law.
being inconsistent with moral duty and natural affection.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin inofficiōsus. See in-3, officious

inofficiousness, inofficiosity [in-uh-fish-ee-os-i-tee] , noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To inofficiosity
Collins
World English Dictionary
inofficious (ˌɪnəˈfɪʃəs)
 
adj
contrary to moral obligation, as the disinheritance of a child by his parents: an inofficious will
 
inof'ficiously
 
adv
 
inof'ficiousness
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature