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morbidezza

[mawr-bi-det-suh; Italian mawr-bee-det-tsah] /ˌmɔr bɪˈdɛt sə; Italian mɔr biˈdɛt tsɑ/
noun, Fine Arts.
1.
the effect of extreme softness and delicacy in pictorial and sculptural representations.
Origin of morbidezza
1615-1625
1615-25; < Italian, equivalent to morbid(o) delicate (see morbid) + -ezza -ice
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