zozobrar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Spanish sozobrar, from Latin subsuperare (turn upside down), from sub (under)+super (over)

Verb[edit]

zozobrar (first-person singular present zozobro, first-person singular preterite zozobré, past participle zozobrado)

  1. (nautical) to capsize, to founder, to sink
  2. (of a business, or project) To fail
  3. (of a person) To worry, or fret. To be anxious

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References[edit]

  • Vicente Garcia de Diego, Diccionario Etimológico Español e Hispánico, pp. 379,427.