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[man-swi-tood, -tyood] /ˈmæn swɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/

mildness; gentleness:
the mansuetude of Christian love.
(archaic) gentleness or mildness

“tameness, gentleness, mildness,” late 14c., from Latin mansuetudo “tameness, mildness, gentleness,” noun of state from past participle stem of mansuescere “to tame,” literally “to accustom to the hand,” from manus “hand” (see manual (adj.)) + suescere “to accustom, habituate,” from PIE *swdh-sko-, from *swedh- (cf. sodality), extended form of root *s(w)e- (see idiom).


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