coincidence etymology

English word coincidence comes from French -ence (-ence, -ance.)

Detailed word origin of coincidence

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ence French (fra) -ence, -ance.
coïncidence French (fra) Coincidence (all meanings).
coincidence English (eng) (analysis) A coincidence point.. (geometry) A fixed point of a correspondence; a point of a variety corresponding to itself under a correspondence.. Of events, the appearance of a meaningful connection when there is none.. Of objects, the property of being coincident; occurring at the same time or place.

Words with the same origin as coincidence

Descendants of -ence
consequence essence incompetence inexperienced silence