What does besetting mean?

Definitions for besetting
bɪˈsɛt ɪŋbe·set·ting

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Besetting

    of Beset

  2. Besetting(adj)

    habitually attacking, harassing, or pressing upon or about; as, a besetting sin

How to pronounce besetting?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say besetting in sign language?

  1. besetting

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of besetting in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of besetting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of besetting in a Sentence

  1. James Fenimore Cooper:

    It is a besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which masses of men exhibit their tyranny.

Images & Illustrations of besetting

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