ennuyer

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French enuier/anuier, from Late Latin inodiare, from Latin odiare. Compare Italian annoiare, Spanish enojar.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ennuyer

  1. to afflict with boredom; to bore.
  2. (reflexive) To be bored.
  3. (reflexive + de) To miss something or someone.

Related termsEdit

ConjugationEdit

  • This verb is part of a large group of -er verbs that conjugate like noyer or appuyer. These verbs always replace the ‘y’ with an ‘i’ before a silent ‘e’.
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 20:36