Where does the word incident come from in English?
Send us feedback . Middle English, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin incident-, incidens, from Latin, present participle of incidere to fall into, from in- + cadere to fall — more at chance incident, occurrence, and event mean something that happens. incident is used for something that is brief and unimportant.
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