souplesse etymology

French word souplesse comes from French -esse, French souple (Supple. Yielding.)

Detailed word origin of souplesse

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-esse French (fra) -ess (female form) Used to form nouns describing the condition of being something (-ness, -ity, etc.).
souple French (fra) Supple. Yielding.
souplesse French (fra) Suppleness.

Words with the same origin as souplesse

Descendants of -esse
Suissesse allégresse bassesse comtesse déesse délicatesse gentillesse gonzesse grossesse ivresse jeunesse justesse négresse poétesse princesse prêtresse richesse sagesse seigneuresse tendresse tigresse vieillesse vitesse ânesse
Descendants of souple
assouplir assouplissement assouplisseur