instorting

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Etymology[edit]

The root of instorten (to collapse, implode, inspire etc) +‎ -ing; (from in- +‎ storten (to fall)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: in‧stor‧ting

Noun[edit]

instorting f (plural instortingen, diminutive instortinkje n)

  1. A collapse, implosion etc.
  2. (figuratively) A breakdown, downfall, undoing; decay; grave medical relapse
  3. An influx, flood
  4. An infusion
  5. (figuratively) An inspiration; suggestion

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