Definition of feudality in US English:

feudality

noun

archaic
  • The principles and practice of the feudal system.

    • ‘More important became, with the completion of the ministerial system, the notion of the conferred, or lent lands, out of which the relations of feudality developed themselves.’
    • ‘Feudal, I suppose, whereas in England the feudality is set against bureaucracy and ‘rights’.’

Origin

Late 18th century: from French féodalité, from féodal, from medieval Latin feudalis ‘feudal’, from feudum (see fee).

Pronunciation

feudality

/fjuˈdælədi//fyo͞oˈdalədē/