Le Present (Present Tense) Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

Introduction to the verb dépassionner

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The English translation of the French verb dépassionner is “to remove passion” or “to detach oneself from emotions.” The infinitive form dépassionner is pronounced as “deh-pah-see-oh-neh.”

Dépassionner originates from the combination of the prefix “dé-” (meaning “to remove” or “to undo”) and the noun “passion” (meaning “passion” or “emotion”). It is often used in everyday French to describe the act of distancing oneself from strong emotions or being less affected by them.

Examples:

  1. Il lui a fallu du temps pour se dépassionner et prendre une décision objective. (It took him some time to remove passion and make an objective decision.)
  2. En tant que chercheur, il doit dépassionner ses opinions personnelles lors de ses études. (As a researcher, he must detach himself from his personal opinions during his studies.)
  3. Elle essaie de se dépassionner afin de gérer les critiques de manière professionnelle. (She is trying to remove passion in order to handle criticism professionally.)

Dépassionner – About the French Present Tense

The French present tense, also known as “le présent,” is used to describe actions that are happening at the moment of speaking or for actions that are habitual, general truths, or that will occur in the near future. It’s the most basic and common tense in French.

To take a deep dive into all the French tenses then see our article on Mastering French Tense Conjugation.

Common Everyday Usage Patterns For Le Present

1. Describing Actions in the Present: The present tense is used to describe actions happening right now or at the moment of speaking. For example: “Je parle avec mon ami” (I am talking to my friend).
2. Expressing Habits and Routines: The present tense is used to talk about habitual actions or routines. For example: “Je travaille tous les jours” (I work every day).
3. Stating General Truths: The present tense is used to express general truths or facts. For example: “La Terre tourne autour du soleil” (The Earth orbits around the sun).
4. Talking about Near Future: The present tense can be used to express future actions that are very imminent or part of a planned schedule. For example: “Je pars demain matin” (I am leaving tomorrow morning).

Interactions with Other Tenses

Present vs. Future Tense: In some cases, the French present tense can be used to express the future when the context makes it clear that the action is imminent. However, for actions further in the future or less certain, the future tense is typically used.
Present vs. Past Tenses: To describe actions that occurred in the past, you would use the past tenses like the passé composé (compound past) or the imparfait (imperfect). The choice between these past tenses depends on the specific aspect and circumstances of the past action.
Present vs. Conditional Tense: The conditional tense is used to express actions that are dependent on a condition. If a condition is met, the action may happen. The present tense is used for actions in the present, while the conditional is used for hypothetical or future actions based on conditions.
Present vs. Imperative: The imperative mood is used to give commands or make requests. The present tense is used for general statements, and the imperative is used for direct orders or requests.
Understanding the French present tense and its interactions with other tenses is crucial for effective communication in French. Without it, you cannot become proficient!

Table of the Present Tense Conjugation of dépassionner

Pronoun Conjugation Short Example English Translation
Je dépassionne Je dépassionne mes opinions avant d’en discuter. I detach myself from my opinions before discussing them.
Tu dépassionnes Tu dépassionnes facilement les débats. You easily detach yourself from debates.
Il/Elle/On dépassionne Il dépassionne les discussions en restant neutre. He/She/One detaches himself/herself/oneself from discussions by staying neutral.
Nous dépassionnons Nous dépassionnons nos émotions pour prendre de bonnes décisions. We detach ourselves from our emotions to make good decisions.
Vous dépassionnez Vous dépassionnez les débats en gardant un esprit ouvert. You detach yourselves from debates by keeping an open mind.
Ils/Elles dépassionnent Ils dépassionnent leurs opinions pour trouver un terrain d’entente. They detach themselves from their opinions to find common ground.

Other Conjugations for Dépassionner.

Le Present (Present Tense) Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner (You’re reading it right now!)

Imparfait (Imperfect) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

Passé Simple (Simple Past) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

Passé Composé (Present Perfect) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

Futur Simple (Simple Future) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

Futur Proche (Near Future) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

Plus-que-parfait (Pluperfect) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

Passé Antérieur (Past Anterior) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

Futur Antérieur (Future Anterior) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

Subjonctif Présent (Subjunctive Present) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

Subjonctif Passé (Subjunctive Past) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

Subjonctif Imparfait (Subjunctive Imperfect) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

Subjonctif Plus-que-parfait (Subjunctive Pluperfect) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

Conditionnel Présent (Conditional Present) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

Conditionnel Passé (Conditional Past) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

Conditionnel Passé II (Conditional Past II) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

L’impératif Présent (Imperative Present) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

L’impératif Passé (Imperative Past) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

L’infinitif Présent (Infinitive Present) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

L’infinitif Passé (Infinitive Past) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

Le Participe Présent (Present Participle) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

Le Participe Passé (Past Participle) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb dépassionner

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