Dictionary.com

Fénelon

[ feynuh-lawn ]
/ feɪnəˈlɔ̃ /
Save This Word!

noun

Fran·çois de Sa·li·gnac de La Mothe [frahn-swa duh sa lee-nyak duh la -mawt], /frɑ̃ˈswa də sa liˈnyak də la ˈmɔt/, 1651–1715, French theologian and writer.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!

Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for Fénelon

British Dictionary definitions for Fénelon

Fénelon
/ (French fenlɔ̃) /

noun

François de Salignac de La Mothe (frɑ̃swa də saliɲak də la mɔt). 1651–1715, French theologian and writer; author of Maximes des saints (1697), a defence of quietism, and Les aventures de Télémaque (1699), which was construed as criticizing the government of Louis XIV
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK