ébranlement

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ébranler +‎ -ment.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.bʁɑ̃l.mɑ̃/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ébranlement m (plural ébranlements)

  1. shaking
  2. shock
  3. weakening, wavering
    • 1640, Pierre Corneille, “Act I, Scene I”, in Horace:
      L'ébranlement sied bien aux plus fermes courages
      To waver is fitting for those of firmest courage

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