8150 Words That End With Y

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abaxially (adverb) in an abaxial manner
abbacy (noun) the jurisdiction or office of an abbot
abbey (noun) a monastery ruled by an abbot
(noun) a convent ruled by an abbess
(noun) a church associated with a monastery or convent
abdominoplasty (noun) cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach Synonyms: tummy tuck
aberrancy (noun) a state or condition markedly different from the norm Synonyms: aberrance, aberration, deviance
abhenry (noun) a unit of inductance equal to one billionth of a henry
ability (noun) the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
(noun) possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done Synonyms: power
abiotrophy (noun) a loss of vitality and a degeneration of cells and tissues not due to any apparent injury
abjectly (adverb) in a hopeless resigned manner Synonyms: resignedly
ablutionary (adjective) cleansing the body by washing; especially ritual washing of e.g. hands Synonyms: cleansing
ably (adverb) with competence; in a competent capable manner Synonyms: aptly, capably, competently
abnormalcy (noun) an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies Synonyms: abnormality
abnormality (noun) behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality Synonyms: irregularity
(noun) marked strangeness as a consequence of being abnormal Synonyms: freakishness
(noun) retardation sufficient to fall outside the normal range of intelligence Synonyms: mental defectiveness
(noun) an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies Synonyms: abnormalcy
abnormally (adverb) in an abnormal manner
abolitionary (adjective) relating to or favoring abolition, especially abolition of slavery
abominably (adverb) in a terrible manner Synonyms: abysmally, atrociously, awfully, rottenly, terribly
(adverb) in an offensive and hateful manner Synonyms: detestably, odiously, repulsively
abortively (adverb) in an unfruitful manner
abruptly (adverb) quickly and without warning; happening unexpectedly; on impulse; without premeditation Synonyms: all of a sudden, dead, of a sudden, on the spur of the moment, short, suddenly
absently (adverb) in an absentminded or preoccupied manner Synonyms: absentmindedly, abstractedly, inattentively
absentmindedly (adverb) in an absentminded or preoccupied manner Synonyms: absently, abstractedly, inattentively
absolutely (adverb) completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers Synonyms: dead, perfectly, utterly
(adverb) totally and definitely; without question
absolvitory (adjective) providing absolution Synonyms: exonerative, forgiving
absorbency (noun) the property of being absorbent
absorptivity (noun) (physics) the property of a body that determines the fraction of the incident radiation or sound flux absorbed or absorbable by the body Synonyms: absorption factor
abstemiously (adverb) in a sparing manner; without overindulgence Synonyms: temperately
abstractedly (adverb) in an absentminded or preoccupied manner Synonyms: absently, absentmindedly, inattentively
abstractly (adverb) in abstract terms
abstrusely (adverb) in a manner difficult to understand
abstrusity (noun) wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound Synonyms: abstruseness, profoundness, profundity, reconditeness
absurdity (noun) a ludicrous folly Synonyms: fatuity, fatuousness, silliness
(noun) a message whose content is at variance with reason Synonyms: absurdness, ridiculousness
absurdly (adverb) in an absurd manner or to an absurd degree
abundantly (adverb) in an abundant manner Synonyms: copiously, extravagantly, profusely
abusively (adverb) in an abusive manner
aby (verb) make amends for Synonyms: abye, atone, expiate
abysmally (adverb) in a terrible manner Synonyms: abominably, atrociously, awfully, rottenly, terribly
academically (adverb) in regard to academic matters
academy (noun) a learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge
(noun) a secondary school (usually private)
(noun) a school for special training
(noun) an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature Synonyms: honorary society
acceleratory (adjective) tending to increase velocity Synonyms: accelerative
acceptability (noun) satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards Synonyms: acceptableness
acceptably (adverb) in an acceptable (but not outstanding) manner Synonyms: so-so, tolerably
accessary (adjective) aiding and abetting in a crime Synonyms: accessory
(noun) someone who helps another person commit a crime Synonyms: accessory
accessibility (noun) the quality of being at hand when needed Synonyms: availability, availableness, handiness
(noun) the attribute of being easy to meet or deal with Synonyms: approachability
accessory (adjective) furnishing added support Synonyms: adjunct, adjuvant, ancillary, appurtenant, auxiliary
(adjective) aiding and abetting in a crime Synonyms: accessary
(noun) a supplementary component that improves capability Synonyms: add-on, appurtenance, supplement
(noun) clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing Synonyms: accouterment, accoutrement
(noun) someone who helps another person commit a crime Synonyms: accessary
accidentally (adverb) without advance planning Synonyms: by chance, circumstantially, unexpectedly
(adverb) without intention; in an unintentional manner Synonyms: unintentionally
(adverb) of a minor or subordinate nature Synonyms: incidentally
acclivity (noun) an upward slope or grade (as in a road) Synonyms: ascent, climb, raise, rise, upgrade
accommodatingly (adverb) in accommodation Synonyms: obligingly
accompany (verb) perform an accompaniment to Synonyms: follow, play along
(verb) go or travel along with
(verb) be present or associated with an event or entity Synonyms: attach to, come with, go with
(verb) be a companion to somebody Synonyms: companion, company, keep company
accordingly (adverb) (sentence connectors) because of the reason given Synonyms: consequently
(adverb) in accordance with
accountability (noun) responsibility to someone or for some activity Synonyms: answerability, answerableness
accountancy (noun) the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business Synonyms: accounting
accretionary (adjective) marked or produced by accretion
accuracy (noun) the quality of being near to the true value Synonyms: truth
(noun) (mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number
accurately (adverb) with few mistakes
(adverb) strictly correctly
accusatory (adjective) containing or expressing accusation Synonyms: accusative, accusing, accusive
accusingly (adverb) in an accusing manner
acephaly (noun) absence of the head (as in the development of some monsters) Synonyms: acephalia, acephalism
acerbity (noun) a rough and bitter manner Synonyms: acrimony, bitterness, jaundice, tartness, thorniness
(noun) a sharp sour taste Synonyms: tartness
(noun) a sharp bitterness
acetify (verb) turn acidic Synonyms: acidify
(verb) make sour or more sour Synonyms: acidify, acidulate, sour
achievability (noun) the state of being achievable Synonyms: attainability, attainableness
achondroplasty (noun) an inherited skeletal disorder beginning before birth; cartilage is converted to bone resulting in dwarfism Synonyms: achondroplasia, chondrodystrophy, osteosclerosis congenita
achromaticity (noun) the visual property of being without chromatic color Synonyms: achromatism, colorlessness, colourlessness
achy (adjective) causing a dull and steady pain Synonyms: aching
acidify (verb) turn acidic Synonyms: acetify
(verb) make sour or more sour Synonyms: acetify, acidulate, sour
acidimetry (noun) volumetric analysis using standard solutions of acids to measure the amount of a base present
acidity (noun) pH values below 7
(noun) the property of being acidic Synonyms: sour, sourness
(noun) the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth Synonyms: acidulousness
acoustically (adverb) with respect to acoustics
acridity (noun) extreme bitterness Synonyms: acridness
(noun) the quality of being sharply disagreeable in language or tone Synonyms: acridness
(noun) having an acrid smell
acrimony (noun) a rough and bitter manner Synonyms: acerbity, bitterness, jaundice, tartness, thorniness
acrocephaly (noun) a congenital abnormality of the skull; the top of the skull assumes a cone shape Synonyms: oxycephaly
acromegaly (noun) enlargement of bones of hands and feet and face; often accompanied by headache and muscle pain and emotional disturbances; caused by overproduction of growth hormone by the anterior pituitary gland (due to a tumor) Synonyms: acromegalia
acrophony (noun) naming a letter of the alphabet by using a word whose initial sound is the sound represented by that letter
actinometry (noun) measuring the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (especially of the sun's rays)
actinotherapy (noun) (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance Synonyms: irradiation, radiation, radiation therapy, radiotherapy
actively (adverb) in an active manner
activity (noun) any specific behavior
(noun) the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically Synonyms: activeness
(noun) an organic process that takes place in the body Synonyms: bodily function, bodily process, body process
(noun) a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) Synonyms: action, natural action, natural process
(noun) the state of being active Synonyms: action, activeness
(noun) (chemistry) the capacity of a substance to take part in a chemical reaction
actuality (noun) the state of actually existing objectively
actually (adverb) used to imply that one would expect the fact to be the opposite of that stated; surprisingly Synonyms: in reality
(adverb) in actual fact Synonyms: really
(adverb) as a sentence modifier to add slight emphasis; as a modifier to add slight emphasis
(adverb) at present
actuary (noun) someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums) Synonyms: statistician
acuity (noun) a quick and penetrating intelligence Synonyms: acuteness, keenness, sharpness
(noun) sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart) Synonyms: sharp-sightedness, visual acuity
acutely (adverb) having a rapid onset
(adverb) in a keen or penetrating way Synonyms: keenly
(adverb) changing suddenly in direction and degree Synonyms: sharp, sharply
(adverb) in a shrewd manner Synonyms: astutely, sagaciously, sapiently, shrewdly
adactyly (noun) congenital absence of fingers and/or toes Synonyms: adactylia, adactylism
adamantly (adverb) inflexibly; unshakably
adaptability (noun) the ability to change (or be changed) to fit changed circumstances
adaxially (adverb) in an adaxial manner
additionally (adverb) in addition, by way of addition; furthermore Synonyms: to boot
adenoidectomy (noun) surgical removal of the adenoids; commonly performed along with tonsillectomy
adenomegaly (noun) gland enlargement
adenopathy (noun) a glandular disease or enlargement of glandular tissue (especially of the lymph glands)
adequacy (noun) the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: Synonyms: adequateness
(noun) the quality of being sufficient for the end in view Synonyms: sufficiency
adequately (adverb) in an adequate manner or to an adequate degree
adhocracy (noun) an organization with little or no structure
adiabaticity (noun) The condition of occurring without gain or loss of heat (and thus with no change in entropy, in the quasistatic approximation).
adiposity (noun) having the property of containing fat Synonyms: adiposeness, fattiness
adjacency (noun) the attribute of being so near as to be touching Synonyms: contiguity, contiguousness
adjectivally (adverb) as an adjective; in an adjectival manner
adjectively (adverb) as an adjective
adjudicatory (adjective) concerned with adjudicating Synonyms: adjudicative
adjuratory (adjective) earnestly or solemnly entreating
(adjective) containing a solemn charge or command
administratively (adverb) by or for an administrator
admirability (noun) admirable excellence Synonyms: admirableness, wonderfulness

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