Acclivity Definition

ə-klĭvĭ-tē
acclivities
noun
acclivities
An upward slope of ground.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Acclivity

Noun

Singular:
acclivity
Plural:
acclivities

Origin of Acclivity

  • Latin acclīvitās from acclīvis uphill ad- ad- clīvus slope klei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin acclīvitās, from acclīvis (“ascending”), from ad + clīvus (“slope”).

    From Wiktionary

  • First attested in 1614.

    From Wiktionary

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