succorance

[suhk-er-uh ns]

noun

the act of seeking out affectionate care and social support.

Nearby words

  1. succinylcholine,
  2. succinylcholine chloride,
  3. succinylcoenzyme a,
  4. succise,
  5. succor,
  6. succorrhea,
  7. succory,
  8. succos,
  9. succotash,
  10. succoth

Origin of succorance

First recorded in 1935–40; succor + -ance

Related formssuc·cor·ant, adjective

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