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coup de foudre (noun) – A sudden and amazing action or event.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : In French coup de foudre, literally ?a clap of thunder,? means ?love at first sight.? Modern French coup is a development of Old French coup, colp ?a blow, strike,? from Late Latin colpus, from Latin colaphus, from Greek k?laphos ?a slap.? French foudre ?lightning? comes from Latin fulgura, the plural of the neuter noun fulgur ?lightning.? Coup de foudre entered English in the 18th century.