Experience etymology


English word experience comes from Latin de, Latin peritus, Latin *perior, and later Latin perior (Death. Disappearance.)

Etymology of experience

Detailed word origin of experience

Dictionary entry Language Definition
de Latin (lat) (Late Latin) of persons. From, away from, down from, out of; in general to indicate the person or place from which any thing is taken, etc., with verbs of taking away, depriving, demanding, requesting, inquiring, buying; as capere, sumere, emere, quaerere, discere, trahere, etc., and their compounds.. From, away from, to indicate the place from which someone or something departs or [...]
peritus Latin (lat) Clever, skilfully constructed. Skillful, skilled, expert, experienced, practised.
*perior Latin (lat)
perior Latin (lat) Death. Disappearance.
experiens Latin (lat)
experientia Latin (lat) A trial, proof, experiment. Experimental knowledge, experience.
experience English (en) (countable) A collection of events and/or activities from which an individual or group may gather knowledge, opinions, and skills.. (countable) An activity one has performed.. (countable, uncountable) Event(s) of which one is cognizant.. (uncountable) The knowledge thus gathered. (transitive) To observe certain events; undergo a certain feeling or process; or perform certain actions that may [...]

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