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[kawn-dawr-se] /kɔ̃ dɔrˈsɛ/
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. Unabridged
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  • 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
  • Condorcet was not among them, but his political days were numbered.

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

  • But intelligence circulates, Condorcet; like water, it finds its level.

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

  • The infidel Condorcet published an edition of the "Thoughts."

    Classic French Course in English William Cleaver Wilkinson
  • Condorcet and his predecessors regarded it exclusively from the eudaemonic point of view.

  • The rare men who saw this, from Holbach and Condorcet to Mill, were philosophers.

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

British Dictionary definitions for Condorcet


/French kɔndɔrsɛ/
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)
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