Word of the Day; 1/25/18 (Re-Vamped)

Today’s Word of the Day for January 25th, 2018, is “mansuetude.”

 

Pronunciation: (MAN-swooh-tood)

Part of speech: noun

Definition: the quality or state of being gentle : meekness, tameness

Do You Know: the word derives from the Italian word, “mansuescere.”

Sentence: The lion tamer was once afraid of the mansuetude lion, but now gets along perfectly fine with it.

 

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