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Definitions for besetting
bɪˈsɛt ɪŋbe·set·ting

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  1. Besetting

    of Beset

  2. Besettingadjective

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

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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.

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