What is the definition (and part of speech) of this word and use it in a sentence: Viridity?  

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Viridity can mean green, as in color or youth.  For example, you can praise the viridity of the lawn, or the viridity of a young lady.

Viridity is a noun, which usually means it is a person, place, or thing.  In this case, it is an idea.

In the spring, I am inspired by the viridity of the grass and trees.

In this sentence, viridity is the object of the preposition, a noun.

It has a Middle English origin, based on the Latin word viriditās, which means green.