follow Dictionary.com

Denotation vs. Connotation

Condorcet

[kawn-dawr-se] /kɔ̃ dɔrˈsɛ/
noun
1.
Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas Caritat
[ma-ree zhahn ahn-twan nee-kaw-lah ka-ree-ta] /maˈri ʒɑ̃ ɑ̃ˈtwan ni kɔˈlɑ ka riˈta/ (Show IPA),
Marquis de, 1743–94, French mathematician and philosopher.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Condorcet
Historical Examples
  • In late times the death of Condorcet was occasioned by a subtle poison, made by Cabanis, and enclosed in a ring.

    Finger-Ring Lore William Jones
  • The rare men who saw this, from Holbach and Condorcet to Mill, were philosophers.

  • At this time the long friendship between Paine and Condorcet, and the Marchioness too, had become very intimate.

  • Come no further, cried another, Vergniaud and Condorcet sat here.

  • Condorcet saw in this harmonious union and fine balance of qualities the secret of his unpopularity.

  • "Less terrible than Cressy, however," said Condorcet, smiling.

    The Queen's Necklace Alexandre Dumas pre
  • Condorcet and his predecessors regarded it exclusively from the eudaemonic point of view.

  • Condorcet was not among them, but his political days were numbered.

  • The sixth duke, the friend of Condorcet, was the last of the long line of noble lords who bore that distinguished name.

    Reflections Francois Duc De La Rochefoucauld
  • But intelligence circulates, Condorcet; like water, it finds its level.

    Zanoni Edward Bulwer Lytton
British Dictionary definitions for Condorcet

Condorcet

/French kɔndɔrsɛ/
noun
1.
Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat, Marquis de. 1743–94, French philosopher and politician. His works include Sketch for a Historical Picture of the Progress of the Human Mind (1795)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Condorcet

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Condorcet

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for condorcet