- Lenitiveness Len"i*tive*ness, n. The quality of being lenitive. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
Look at other dictionaries:
lenitive — lenitively, adv. lenitiveness, n. /len i tiv/, adj. 1. softening, soothing, or mitigating, as medicines or applications. 2. mildly laxative. n. 3. a lenitive medicine or application. 4. a mild laxative. 5. Archaic. anything that softens or… … Universalium