vicissitudes

vicissitudes
I noun alteration, alternating conditions, alternation, changes, fluctuations, interchanges, modifications, successions, successive phases, transformations, ups and downs, variations II index circumstances

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  • vicissitudes — ● vicissitudes nom féminin pluriel (latin vicissitudo) Succession d événements bons ou mauvais, et, en particulier, ensemble des événements malheureux qui affectent l existence humaine : Les vicissitudes de la fortune. ● vicissitudes (synonymes)… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • vicissitudes — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ changes of circumstances or fortune. ORIGIN Latin vicissitudo, from vicissim by turns …   English terms dictionary

  • vicissitudes — UK [vaɪˈsɪsəˌtjuːdz] US [vɪˈsɪsɪˌtudz] noun [plural] formal changes and unexpected difficulties Thesaurus: general problems and difficultiessynonym people and things that cause worry or problemshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • vicissitudes — vi|cis|si|tudes [vıˈsısıtju:dz US tu:dz] n [plural] formal [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: vicissitudo, from vicissim in turn , from vicis; VICARIOUS] the continuous changes and problems that affect a situation or someone s life vicissitudes… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • vicissitudes — vi|cis|si|tudes [ vı sısı,tudz ] noun plural FORMAL changes and unexpected difficulties: vicissitudes of: the vicissitudes of being a parent …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • vicissitudes — [[t]vɪsɪ̱sɪtjuːdz, AM tuːdz[/t]] N PLURAL: oft N of n You use vicissitudes to refer to changes, especially unpleasant ones, that happen to someone or something at different times in their life or development. [FORMAL] Whatever the vicissitudes of …   English dictionary

  • vicissitudes — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n. [viSIS iTOODS] changes, ups and downs, difficulties. He learned to accept the vicissitudes of life. SYN.: changes, ups and downs, peaks and valleys, ebb and flow, changes in fortune, reversals,… …   English dictionary for students

  • vicissitudes — noun (plural) formal the continuous changes and problems that affect a situation or someone s life: the vicissitudes of married life …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • vicissitudes — n. unexpected changes (especially in a person s future events or fate or destiny) vi·cis·si·tude || vɪ sɪsɪtuːd / tju n. unpredictable changes (especially during the course of a lifetime); variability; hardship during a lifetime …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vicissitudes — UK [vaɪˈsɪsəˌtjuːdz] / US [vɪˈsɪsɪˌtudz] noun [plural] formal changes and unexpected difficulties …   English dictionary


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