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The really happy person is the one who can enjoy the scenery, even when they have to take a detour.
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Etymology

From Old French tripper (noun is from the verb), from a Low Franconian source: compare Middle Dutch trippen, Middle Low German trippen (Danish trippe), Frisian tripje.

Noun

Singular
trip

Plural
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  1. A journey.
  2. A stumble or misstep.
  3. An period of time in which one experiences drug-induced reverie or hallucinations.
  4. A faux pas, a social error.

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Verb

Infinitive
to trip

Third person singular
trips

Simple past
tripped

Past participle
-

Present participle
tripping

to trip (third-person singular simple present trips, present participle tripping, simple past and past participle tripped)
  1. (intransitive) To fall over or stumble over an object as a result of striking it with one's foot.
  2. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To cause (a person or animal) to fall or stumble.
  3. (transitive) To activate or set in motion, as in the activation of a trap, explosive, or switch.
  4. (intransitive) To experience a state of reverie or to hallucinate, due to consuming psychoactive drugs.

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