consensus etymology

French word consensus comes from Latin sentio, Latin con-

Detailed word origin of consensus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sentio Latin (lat) I feel; I perceive with the senses. I have an opinion; I feel an emotion. I perceive: I notice mentally.
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
com- Latin (lat)
consentio Latin (lat) I agree, accord, harmonize. I assent to, I consent to do something specific. I plot or conspire. I unite upon.
consensus Latin (lat) (rare) agreed upon A plot, conspiracy.. Consensus, agreement, accordance, unanimity, concord.
consensus French (fra) Consensus.

Words with the same origin as consensus

Descendants of sentio
assener contresens double-sens forcené sans sans-culotte sens sensation sensible sentence senteur sentir
Descendants of con-
combat commencer commun complet complètement comprendre compris compter concours conduire conduit connaissance connaître connu conseil construire contact contrat convaincre costume coucher couché couple cousin découvert