General Knowledge Trivia Quiz

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Which word is it?

Which of these words means “meekness” or “gentleness”?

A) Consuetude
B) Desuetude
C) Hebetude
D) Mansuetude

Your answer — B) Desuetude — was incorrect.

Consuetude means “a custom” (to which the Concise Oxford Dictionary adds, “especially one having legal force in Scotland”); desuetude means “a state of disuse”; and hebetude means “dullness”.

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