cessile

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cess-, past participle stem of cedere (cede).

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cessile (comparative more cessile, superlative most cessile)

  1. (poetic) Of the air, yielding.
    • 1594, Alexander Hume, Of the day Estivall:
      Sa silent is the cessile air.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses:
      God’s air, the Allfather’s air, scintillant circumambient cessile air. Breathe it deep into thee.

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