from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Sweetness.

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

  • noun rare Sweetness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Sweetness


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  • Yawn in a semiswoon lay awailing and (hooh!) what helpings of honeyful swoothead (phew!), which ear-piercing dulcitude!

    Finnegans Wake

  • It is true that нега has two distinct nuances: voluptuous languor and simple enjoyment; but, instead of using any of the obvious equivalents, Mr. Nabokov has dug up from the dictionary the rare and obsolete mollitude, a word which his readers can never have encountered but which he uses for the first of these meanings; and for the second he has discovered dulcitude.

    The Strange Case of Pushkin and Nabokov


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