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Past participle of succumbing, what is it?

Verb succumb: past participle
Let's talk about past participle and today, the verb we have chosen for you, is very very special. This is the verb to succumb ; raise your hand in those who know the past participle, who often uses it in their speeches? We know well that many of you will lie to us and, instead, others will be making a big laugh because they think about all the times when, not knowing the correct form, they totally avoided using this verb by choosing another one. Before revealing the correct form, as we usually do, we agree with the definition that, as always, we look for the Treccani encyclopedia.

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Soccombere: the past participle has succumbed
Although, probably, many of you know the meaning of this verb, we still want to dwell on the definitions we found on the Treccani encyclopaedia: being forced to yield, to give up, to die following a serious illness, is often used in sense of having the worst, being overwhelmed. The correct form of the past participle has succumbed , do not do that incredulous face, you read it right, it's just that. Some may already know it, for others it is a new thing and, even if you think it does not sound well, it is the only possible form. Finally, as we always do, here are some examples of use so that you can memorize it well.

Soccombuto: some examples of use
To end this brief Italian grammar lesson in beauty, let's move on to examples of the use of the past participle of succumbing, succumbed, so that over time you manage to memorize it. It is an unused and infrequent form, it rarely happens to hear someone speak who uses it with a certain frequency; in any case we are here to give you some examples in order to recognize its meaning if you should meet it. The ones we are about to report are literary examples:

"There is no doubt that their will, among such and many temptations, for its friction would have succumbed, and could not persevere" of Rosmini;
"His velvet fez finally succumbed to the indignation of a pair of beautiful eyes that gleamed from the tribune of the ladies, and disappeared" by Petruccelli della Gattina.

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