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EtymologyEdit

From Italian morbidezza.

NounEdit

morbidezza (uncountable)

  1. Softness, smoothness; also in a negative sense, weakness, effeminacy.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ludden to this entry?)
  2. (art) A naturalistic delicacy in flesh tones.

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NounEdit

morbidezza f (plural morbidezze)

  1. softness, smoothness, tenderness, mellowness

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