Definition of procacity in English:

procacity

(also procacitie)

Pronunciation /ˌprə(ʊ)ˈkasɪti/

noun

  • Insolence or arrogance in attitude or tone; cheekiness; forwardness; an instance of this.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Wilfrid Holme (d. 1538), author. From (i) Middle French procacité and its etymon (ii) classical Latin procācitāt-, procācitās forwardness, impudence from procāc-, procāx forward, bold, impudent, frivolous + -itās.