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Definition of "morbidezza" []

  • Softness, smoothness; also in a negative sense, weakness, effeminacy. (noun)
  • A naturalistic delicacy in flesh tones. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "morbidezza" in a sentence
  • "We happened to dine at a lady's house, a league from Machecoul, where Mademoiselle de Retz, looking in the glass at an assembly of ladies, displayed all those tender, lively, moving airs which the Italians call 'morbidezza', or the lover's languish."
  • "Was love ever painted with more truth and 'morbidezza' than in the ninth book?"
  • "'morbidezza': a great testimony of their consanguinity and consubstantiality."