empressement

noun
em·​presse·​ment | \äⁿ-pres-ˈmäⁿ \

Definition of empressement 

: demonstrative warmth or cordiality

First Known Use of empressement

1709, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for empressement

French, from (s')empresser to hurry, from en- + presser to press

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