Emollition
Emollition Em`ol*li"tion, n. The act of softening or relaxing; relaxation. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • emollition — noun ( s) Etymology: Latin emollitus (past participle of emollire) + English ion obsolete : the act, process, or effect of softening …   Useful english dictionary

  • emolliate — /əˈmɒlieɪt/ (say uh moleeayt), / ˈmoʊ / (say moh ) verb (t) (emolliated, emolliating) 1. to soften. 2. to render effeminate. {Latin ēmollīre to soften + ate1} –emollition /ɛməˈlɪʃən/ (say emuh lishuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

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