- Obsolete form of .
- 1646/50, Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica:
- Whether there were any policie in the devil to tempt them [Adam and Eve] before conjunction, or whether the issue before tentation might in justice have suffered with those after, we leave it unto the Lawyer.
- (obsolete) A mode of adjusting or operating by repeated trials or experiments.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)
tentation f (plural tentations)
- “tentation” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).