noun[mass noun] archaic
More example sentences
- Take it in hand (with mansuetude) and see it fresh, open the old door into a new room.
- They began to answer him with mansuetude and reverence, but afterward he smelled a fox under a sheep's clothing.
late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin mansuetudo, from mansuetus 'gentle, tame', from manus 'hand' + suetus 'accustomed'.
Definition of mansuetude in:
- The US English dictionary