Definition of empressement in US English:

empressement

noun

archaic
  • Animated eagerness or friendliness; effusion.

    passion, avidity, fervour, zeal, wholeheartedness, eagerness, vehemence, intensity, fierceness, zest, gusto, energy, animation, fire, fieriness, emotion, emotionalism, feeling, hot-bloodedness
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Origin

From French, from empresser ‘rush eagerly’.

Pronunciation

empressement

/ˌäNpresˈmäN/