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Meaning of SPECIOSITY

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spe`ci*os"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Speciocities}. [Cf. LL.
{speciositas}.]
1. The quality or state of being specious; speciousness.

         Professions built so largely on speciosity, instead
         of performance.                       --Carlyle.

2. That which is specious. --Dr. H. More.



 

 

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