éclaircissement

noun
éclair·cis·se·ment | \ ā-kler-sēs-(ə-)ˈmäⁿ \
plural éclaircissements\ā-kler-sēs-(ə-)ˈmäⁿ(z) \

Definition of éclaircissement 

: a clearing up of something obscure : enlightenment

First Known Use of éclaircissement

1667, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for éclaircissement

French

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