Etymology
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sycophancy (n.)

1620s, from sycophant + abstract noun suffix -cy, or else from Latin sycophantia, from Greek sykophantia "false accusation, slander; conduct of a sycophant," from sykophantes.

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Definitions of sycophancy

sycophancy (n.)
fawning obsequiousness;
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