Esperance definition

ĕspər-əns
Hope.
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(obsolete) Expectation, hope.
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Origin of esperance

  • Middle English esperaunce from Old French from Vulgar Latin spērantia from Latin spērāns spērant- present participle of spērāre to hope spē- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French esperance (cf. modern French espérance).

    From Wiktionary