Related to mansuetude: nimiety
Gentleness of manner; mildness.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin mānsuētūdō, from mānsuētus, past participle of mānsuēscere, to tame : manus, hand; see man- in Indo-European roots + suēscere, to accustom; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots.]
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archaic gentleness or mildness
[C14: from Latin mansuētūdō, from mansuētus, past participle of mansuēscere to make tame by handling, from manus hand + suescēre to train]
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man•sue•tude(ˈmæn swɪˌtud, -ˌtyud)
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin mānsuētūdō tameness, mildness]
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mansuetude- Tameness or sweetness of temper.
See also related terms for temper.
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the state or quality of being gentle or mild.See also: Attitudes
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