Definition of Besetment

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



Definition of Besetment

1. Noun. The state of being beset. ¹

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Definition of Besetment

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Besetment

beseeming
beseemingly
beseemingness
beseemly
beseems
beseen
besees
beselve
besend
beserk
beserker
beserkers
beserks
beses
beset
besetment (current term)
besetments
besets
besetten
besetter
besetters
besetting
beshade
beshadow
beshadowed
beshadowing
beshadows
beshake
beshame
beshamed

Literary usage of Besetment

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1. The Life of General William Booth: The Founder of the Salvation Army by Harold Begbie (1920)
"I speak with all tenderness, and as the beloved of my soul I tell you, that I see ambition to be your chief mental besetment, not a besetment if rightly ..."

2. Handbook of Polar Discoveries by Adolphus Washington Greely (1907)
"Ignoring the accepted canons of ice- navigation, of avoiding besetment and following the protected lee of land-masses, he planned a continuance of the ..."

3. Handbook of Polar Discoveries by Adolphus Washington Greely (1910)
"This record (pages 129-131) briefly sets forth their winter at Beechey Island, their important geographic discoveries in Wellington Channel, the besetment ..."

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