Lissome, adjective, late 18th century, abbreviation from lithe + -some
Synonyms: gentle, calm, gracious, kind
Pronouncing the feeling of watching long, graceful blades of grass swishing in the breeze, “lissome” is an attempt to explain something that is fundamentally ineffable, a moment of serene awareness that you’ve experienced but never had a word for. That kind and gentle awareness of ourselves and, as a consequence, of our surroundings, is the larger story that inspires us at Lissome.
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