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See also: mansuétude
- (archaic) Gentleness, tameness.
- 1647, Henry Hammond, Of Fraternal Admonition Or Correption, page 5:
- That I use all mildness or mansuetude in admonishing; the angry passionate correption being rather apt to provoke, than to amend.
- 1972, Patrick O'Brian, Post Captain:
- Quo me rapis? Quo indeed. My whole conduct, meekness, mansuetude, voluntary abasement, astonishes me.
- 2008 October 8, Angry Professor, “A malison on the poor of spirit.”, in A Gentleman's C:
mansuetude f (plural mansuetudes)