Contristate
Contristate Con*tris"tate, v. t. & i. [L. contristatus, p. p. of contristare to sadden; con- + tristis sad.] To make sorrowful. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • contristate — verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin contristatus, past participle of contristare obsolete : sadden …   Useful english dictionary

  • Contrist — Con*trist , v. t. [Cf. F. contrister. See {Contristate}.] To make sad. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] To deject and contrist myself. Sterne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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