contristate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin contristatus, past participle of contristare (to sadden).

Verb[edit]

contristate (third-person singular simple present contristates, present participle contristating, simple past and past participle contristated)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To make sorrowful; to sadden or grieve.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
    • William Chillingworth
      They are contristated to repentance.
    • H. E. Dennehy
      For the insufferable sadness of a heart smitten almost prostrate grieves, contristates, and affects me.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for contristate in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

contristate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of contristare
  2. second-person plural imperative of contristare
  3. feminine plural of contristato

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

contrīstāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of contrīstō