eclaircissement

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From French éclaircissement.

Noun[edit]

eclaircissement (plural eclaircissements)

  1. An explanation of something obscure or unknown; clarification, enlightenment. [from 17th c.]
    • 1817, Walter Scott, Rob Roy, XVI:
      But either her courage failed, or some other sentiment impeded her seeking an éclaircissement.

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