forcené

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French forcené ‎(rabid), past participle of forcener ‎(to go mad, become enraged), from Middle French, from Old French forsener ‎(to be mad with rage) (compare Old French forsenede ‎(one who has lost his mind)), from for- + sen ‎(sense, reason, mind), Frankish *sinn, *sinno ‎(sense, mind, judgement), from Proto-Germanic *sinnaz ‎(sense, mind, wisdom, meaning), from Proto-Indo-European *sent- ‎(to feel). Cognate with German Sinn ‎(sense, meaning, mind), Dutch zin ‎(sense, desire). More at for-, sense.

Adjective[edit]

forcené ‎(comparative more forcené, superlative most forcené)

  1. (in reference to a horse) Rearing on the hind legs.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From forcener ‎(to go mad, become enraged), from Middle French, from Old French forsener ‎(to be mad with rage) (compare Old French forsenede ‎(one who has lost his mind)), from for- + sen ‎(sense, reason, mind), from Frankish *sinn, *sinno ‎(sense, mind, judgement), from Proto-Germanic *sinnaz ‎(sense, mind, wisdom, meaning), from Proto-Indo-European *sent- ‎(to feel). Cognate with German Sinn ‎(sense, meaning, mind), Dutch zin ‎(sense, desire). Related to asséner. More at sense.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

forcené m ‎(feminine singular forcenée, masculine plural forcenés, feminine plural forcenées)

  1. past participle of forcener

Adjective[edit]

forcené m (feminine singular forcenée, masculine plural forcenés, feminine plural forcenées)

  1. crazed, frenzied, deranged

Noun[edit]

forcené m ‎(plural forcenés)

  1. maniac

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Middle French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

forcené m (feminine singular forcenee, masculine plural forcenez, feminine plural forcenees)

  1. insane; mad

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