Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Sweetness; pleasantness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Sweetness.

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  • noun obsolete sweetness

Etymologies

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dulce +‎ -ness

Examples

  • But above all, in this righting and helping of a man's self in his own carriage, he must take heed he show not himself dismantled and exposed to scorn and injury, by too much dulceness, goodness, and facility of nature; but show some sparkles of liberty, spirit, and edge.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • But above all, in this righting and helping of a man’s self in his own carriage, he must take heed he show not himself dismantled and exposed to scorn and injury, by too much dulceness, goodness, and facility of nature; but show some sparkles of liberty, spirit, and edge.

    The Advancement of Learning

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