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disquisition


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disquisition  \Dis`qui*si"tion\,  n.  [L.  disquisitio,  fr 
  disquirere  to  inquire  diligently,  investigate;  dis-  + 
  quaerere  to  seek.  See  {Quest}.] 
  A  formal  or  systematic  inquiry  into  or  discussion  of  any 
  subject;  a  full  examination  or  investigation  of  a  matter, 
  with  the  arguments  and  facts  bearing  upon  it  elaborate 
  essay;  dissertation. 
 
  For  accurate  research  or  grave  disquisition  he  was  not 
  well  qualified.  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disquisition 
  n  :  an  elaborate  analytical  or  explanatory  essay  or  discussion 




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