rotundity

[roh-tuhn-di-tee]
noun, plural rotundities.
1.
the condition or quality of roundness or plumpness, as of an object or person.
2.
fullness, as in tone or speech.
3.
a full or rounded tone, phrase, or the like: oratorical rotundities.
Also, rotundness.


Origin:
1580–90; < Latin rotunditās. See rotund, -ity

subrotundity, noun
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rotund (rəʊˈtʌnd)
 
adj
1.  rounded or spherical in shape
2.  plump
3.  sonorous or grandiloquent; full in tone, style of speaking, etc
 
[C18: from Latin rotundus wheel-shaped, round, from rota wheel]
 
ro'tundity
 
n
 
ro'tundness
 
n
 
ro'tundly
 
adv

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Eventually she had grown so ashamed of her immense rotundity that she refused to leave the house.
There were too many jolly ones, and a certain rubicund rotundity had become a reproach.
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