vergogne

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French vergogne, vergoigne, inherited from Vulgar Latin *verecunnia, from Latin verēcundia. Doublet of vérécondie, an obsolete Renaissance borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɛʁ.ɡɔɲ/
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Noun[edit]

vergogne f (plural vergognes)

  1. (archaic or literary) shame (feeling)
  2. (archaic or literary) restraint, moderation
  3. (archaic or literary) modesty, decency

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

vergogne f

  1. plural of vergogna