Pronunciation: (dā"nOO-män'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/denouement.html on line 73 [key]
1. the final resolution of the intricacies of a plot, as of a drama or novel.
2. the place in the plot at which this occurs.
3. the outcome or resolution of a doubtful series of occurrences. Also,dé"noue•ment'.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.