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Middle French mansuétude or its source, Latin mansuētūdō, from mansuētus, perfect passive participle of mansuēscō (I tame) < manus (hand) + suēscō (become accustomed).

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Singular
Mansuetude

Plural
uncountable

Mansuetude (uncountable)
  1. (archaic) Gentleness, meekness.
    • 1972, Patrick O'Brian, Post Captain:
      Quo me rapis? Quo indeed. My whole conduct, meekness, mansuetude, voluntary abasement, astonishes me.

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fr:mansuetude pl:mansuetude pt:mansuetude ru:mansuetude vi:mansuetude

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