mansuetude

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EtymologyEdit

Via Middle French mansuetude or directly from Latin mansuētūdō, from mansuētus, perfect passive participle of mansuēscō (I tame), from manus (hand) + suēscō (become accustomed).

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NounEdit

mansuetude (uncountable)

  1. (archaic) Gentleness, tameness.

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Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 00:15