desmettre

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Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • deſmettre

Etymology[edit]

Old French *desmetre, from Latin dēmittō (send or bring down, let fall)

Verb[edit]

desmettre

  1. (reflexive, se desmettre) to lower oneself, to stoop
    Michel de Montaigne, Essais:
    [] pour lesquelles auctoriser et seconder, la vraye vertu a beaucoup à se desmettre de sa vigueur originelle.

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