Word of the day

The word for today is…

manqué (form) – Unfulfilled or frustrated in the realisation of one’s ambitions or capabilities.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1778, from French manqué (fem. manquée), past participle of manquer “to miss, be lacking” (16th century), from Italian mancare, from manco, from Latin mancus “maimed, defective,” from PIE *man-ko- “maimed in the hand,” from root *man- “hand” (from PIE root *man- “hand”).

 


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