succumbence

noun suc·cum·bence \səˈkəmbən(t)s\
variants: or

succumbency

\-nsē\

Definition of succumbence

plural

succumbences

or

succumbencies

  1. :  the act or process of succumbing

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Origin and Etymology of succumbence

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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