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DENOUEMENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does denouement mean? 

DENOUEMENT (noun)
  The noun DENOUEMENT has 2 senses:

1. the outcome of a complex sequence of events
2. the final resolution of the main complication of a literary or dramatic work

  Familiarity information: DENOUEMENT used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DENOUEMENT (noun)


Sense 1denouement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The outcome of a complex sequence of events

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Hypernyms ("denouement" is a kind of...):

final result; outcome; result; resultant; termination (something that results)


Sense 2denouement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("denouement" is a kind of...):

answer; resolution; result; solution; solvent (a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem)


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