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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COLTISHNESS

Her coltishness and a certain heavy, naïve immaturity had fallen from her.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "wild, frisky," also in early use "lustful, lewd," from colt + -ish. Lit. sense of "pertaining to a colt" is recorded from 1540s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COLTISHNESS

friskiness

nounplayfulness
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