acharnement

noun achar·ne·ment \ä-shär-nə-ˈmäⁿ\

Definition of acharnement

plural

-s

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Origin and Etymology of acharnement

French, ardor, relentlessness, ferocity, from acharner to bait, excite (from Old French, from a-—from Latin ad-— + charn-, stem of char meat, from Latin carn-, caro) + -ment — more at carnal


First Known Use: 1756


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