besetting

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

besetting

  1. present participle of beset

Noun[edit]

besetting ‎(plural besettings)

  1. The act of one who besets or attacks.
    • John Bunyan
      I might also here tell you of the contests and battles that such are engaged in, wherein they find the besettings of Satan, above any other of the saints.