amollishment

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Etymology[edit]

From French amollissement, from amolliss- [extended stem of amollir (to soften, verb), from a- {from Latin ad (to)} + mollir, from French mou, or from Latin mollīre (to make soft, soften)] + -ment (suffix forming nouns from verbs) [from Late Latin -mentum, from Latin -menta]; equivalent to English amollish (see Middle English amolisshen) + -ment.

Noun[edit]

amollishment (plural amollishments)

  1. (rare) Softening; mollification; appeasing; mitigation.

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:amollishment.