arrière-pensée love

arrière-pensée

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A mental reservation, as about the validity of something.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A thought kept back or dissembled; a mental reservation.

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  • noun an ulterior motive

Etymologies

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From French.

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  • JM is in two minds about his arrière-pensée.

    January 18, 2011