mettlesomeness love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being mettlesome or spirited.

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  • noun The quality of being mettlesome.

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  • noun courageous high-spiritedness

Etymologies

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mettlesome +‎ -ness

Examples

  • By prancing over imaginary difficulties and shying at imaginary dangers he gives an impression of mettlesomeness which is foreign to his native disposition.

    Humanly Speaking

  • In the case of mettlesomeness which may be mistaken for appetite, of heat which may appear to be haste, no con - clusions may be drawn.

    Two Poems

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