Definition of recidivity in US English:

recidivity

noun

  • 1Chiefly Medicine. Recurrence or relapse (of a disease). Compare recidive. Now rare.

  • 2Recidivism.

Origin

Late 19th century. From French récidivité from récidiver + -ité.

Pronunciation

recidivity

/ˌrɪsɪˈdɪvɪti/