pudeur

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Borrowed from Latin pudor (modesty, chastity).

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pudeur f (plural pudeurs)

  1. sense of modesty or reserve; shame
    • Voltaire:
      La pudeur passe, et l'amour seul demeure.
  1. sense of decency, chastity, propriety
    • 30 janvier 1901, Jules Renard, (journal):
      La rose a la couleur de la pudeur mais elle a aussi celle du mensonge.

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