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popularity (n.)

"fact or condition of being beloved by the people," c. 1600, from French popularité (15c.), from popular + -ity. Classical Latin popularitas meant "fellow-citizenship." Popularity contest is from 1880.

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Definitions of popularity from WordNet

popularity (n.)
the quality of being widely admired or accepted or sought after;
the universal popularity of American movies
his charm soon won him affection and popularity
From wordnet.princeton.edu