improbe etymology

French word improbe comes from Latin probus, and later Latin improbus (Excessive, immoderate. Flagrant, wicked. Greedy, rude.)

Detailed word origin of improbe

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
probus Latin (lat) (morally) upright, honest, virtuous. Good, serviceable, excellent, superior, able.
improbus Latin (lat) Excessive, immoderate. Flagrant, wicked. Greedy, rude.
improbe French (fra) Dishonest, crooked.

Words with the same origin as improbe

Descendants of probus
approbatif approbativement approbativité approuver preuve probabilisme probable probe prouvable prouvablement prouver