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EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Perhaps from Vulgar Latin expavīmen, from Latin expavere, from pavor (fear). Or possibly has a connection to spasma, spasmus, from Ancient Greek σπασμός (spasmós, spasm, convulsion).

NounEdit

spaimă f (plural spaime)

  1. fear, terror, fright, horror, dread

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