sottise

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sot.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɔ.tiz/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

sottise f (plural sottises)

  1. stupidity, foolishness
    • 1857, Charles Baudelaire, “Au lecteur”, in Les Fleurs du mal [The Flowers of Evil], Paris: Poulet-Malassis et De Broise:
      La sottise, l’erreur, le péché, la lésine / Occupent nos esprits et travaillent nos corps,
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Descendants[edit]

  • German: Sottise

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