doucement etymology

French word doucement comes from French -ment, French doux (Gentle. Mild. Soft. Sweet.)

Detailed word origin of doucement

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ment French (fra) Used to form adverbs (from the feminine form of an adjective), most of the time equivalent to the English -wise, -ly. Used to form nouns from verbs, usually of action or state resulting of them. Equivalent to the English -ment.
doux French (fra) Gentle. Mild. Soft. Sweet.
doucement French (fra) Gently. Quietly. Softly.

Words with the same origin as doucement

Descendants of -ment
absolument apparemment autrement certainement changement clairement comment complètement directement facilement finalement franchement gouvernement heureusement honnêtement justement mouvement normalement parfaitement précédemment tellement totalement également évidemment
Descendants of doux
doucet doudou doudoune roudoudou