contresens etymology

French word contresens comes from French sens (Direction. Meaning. Sense.), French contre- (Counter-, anti-.)

Detailed word origin of contresens

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sens French (fra) Direction. Meaning. Sense.
contre- French (fra) Counter-, anti-.
contresens French (fra) Misinterpretation. Mistranslation.

Words with the same origin as contresens

Descendants of contre-
contrecarrer contrechamp contreculture contrefaçon contremarque contremine contrepartie contrepied contrepoison contresigner contrespionnage contreterroriste contrevérité contrordre