Other Word Forms of Experience
Origin of Experience
From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin experientia (“a trial, proof, experiment, experimental knowledge, experience”), from experiens, present participle of experiri (“to try, put to the test, undertake, undergo”), from ex (“out”) + *periri (“to go through”), in past participle peritus (“experienced, expert”); see expert and peril.
Middle English from Old French from Latin experientia from experiēns experient- present participle of experīrī to try per-3 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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