disparition

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare French disparition.

Noun[edit]

disparition (plural disparitions)

  1. (obsolete or nonstandard) The act of disappearing; disappearance.
    • 1612–1626, [Joseph Hall], “(please specify the page)”, in [Contemplations vpon the Principall Passages of the Holy Storie], volume (please specify |volume=II, V, or VI), London, OCLC 54134621:
      Perhaps, though they knew that to be the prophet's last day, yet they might think his disparition should be sudden and insensible

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 disparition in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dis.pa.ʁi.sjɔ̃/
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Noun[edit]

disparition f (plural disparitions)

  1. disappearance

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