succorance

[ suhk-er-uhns ]
/ ˈsʌk ər əns /

noun

the act of seeking out affectionate care and social support.

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Origin of succorance

First recorded in 1935–40; succor + -ance

OTHER WORDS FROM succorance

suc·cor·ant, adjective
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