Pensileness Pen"sile*ness, n. State or quality of being pensile; pendulousness. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • pensile — /ˈpɛnsaɪl/ (say pensuyl) adjective 1. hanging, as the nests of certain birds. 2. building a hanging nest. {Latin (neuter): hanging down} –pensileness, pensility /pɛnˈsɪləti/ (say pen siluhtee), noun …   Australian English dictionary

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