fin de siècle

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French fin de siècle (literally end of the century).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

fin de siècle (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to the close of the 19th century, usually ascribed to the literary and artistic climate of modernism, world-weariness, and self-indulgence.