Definition of pudicity in English:

pudicity

noun

  • Modesty, decency; chastity.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Geoffrey Fenton (c1539–1608), translator and administrator in Ireland. Partly from Middle French pudicité modesty, chastity, behaviour which shows a sense of shame, and partly from classical Latin pudīcitia sexual purity, chastity from pudīcus + -itia.

Pronunciation

pudicity

/pjʊˈdɪsɪti/