buxomness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From buxom +‎ -ness.

Noun[edit]

buxomness ‎(uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Obedience.
    • c. 1385, William Langland, Piers Plowman, I:
      Lucifer […] was þe louelokest of siȝt aftir oure lord / Til he brake buxumnesse.
  2. (now rare) Happiness, gaiety.
  3. Voluptuousness.