eclaircissement (plural eclaircissements)

An explanation of something obscure or unknown; clarification, enlightenment. [from 17th c.]

Source: Wiktionary

E*clair"cisse*ment, n. Etym: [F., fr. éclaircir. See Eclaircise, v. t.]

Definition: The clearing up of anything which is obscure or not easily understood; an explanation. The eclaircissement ended in the discovery of the informer. Clarendon.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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