What does denouement mean?

Definitions for denouementˌdeɪ nuˈmɑ̃

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word denouement.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. denouement(noun)

    the outcome of a complex sequence of events

  2. denouement(noun)

    the final resolution of the main complication of a literary or dramatic work

Webster Dictionary

  1. Denouement(noun)

    the unraveling or discovery of a plot; the catastrophe, especially of a drama or a romance

  2. Denouement(noun)

    the solution of a mystery; issue; outcome

  3. Origin: [F. dnouement, fr. dnouer to untie; pref. d- (L. dis-) + nouer to tie, fr. L. nodus knot, perh. for gnodus and akin to E. knot.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dénouement

    dā-nōō′mong, n. the unravelling of a plot or story: the issue, event, or outcome. [Fr. dénouement or dénoûment; dénouer, to untie—de, neg., and nouer, to tie—L. nodus, a knot.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of denouement in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of denouement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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