Definition of communitas in English:

communitas

noun

  • 1A community; a body of people acting collectively; (Law) = "corporation". historical.

  • 2Cultural Anthropology. A strong sense of solidarity and bonding that develops among people experiencing a ritual, rite of passage, or other transitional state together.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. From classical Latin commūnitās community.

Pronunciation

communitas

/kəˈmjuːnɪtɑːs//kəˈmjuːnɪtas/