vigilance etymology

French word vigilance comes from French -ance (-ance (suffix used to form nouns).), French vigile

Detailed word origin of vigilance

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ance French (fra) -ance (suffix used to form nouns).
vigile French (fra) (archaic) vigil (eve of a religious festival) Guard, security guard.
vigilance French (fra) Vigilance.

Words with the same origin as vigilance

Descendants of -ance
alliance ambiance ambulance assurance attirance bienveillance convenance délivrance désobéissance endurance espérance financer indépendance insistance maintenance nuance reconnaissance renaissance ressemblance souffrance surveillance séance vengeance échéance