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  • n. The state of being beset.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of besetting, or the state of being beset; also, that which besets one, as a sin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or condition of being beset.
  • n. The sin or failing to which one is most liable; a besetting sin or tendency.

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