DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From gezicht (face) +‎ -s- +‎ verlies (loss).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɣəˈzɪxts.fərˌlis/, /ɣəˈzɪxts.fɛrˌlis/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ge‧zichts‧ver‧lies

NounEdit

gezichtsverlies n (uncountable)

  1. loss of face, humiliation
  2. (rare) loss of sight, loss of vision (reduced capability of visual perception)