défaillir

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dé- +‎ faillir.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

défaillir

  1. to faint, feel faint (de with/from)
  2. to weaken, falter, fail (of strength, courage etc.)

Conjugation[edit]

Verbs in -faillir, with the exception of faillir itself, conjugate similarly to other verbs in -illir, such as assaillir and cueillir.

Further reading[edit]