variants or succumbency
plural succumbences or succumbencies
: the act or process of succumbing

Word History


succumbence from succumb + -ence; succumbency probably from Medieval Latin succumbentia failure in a cause, from Latin succumbent-, succumbens (present participle of succumbere) + -ia -y

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“Succumbence.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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