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Definition of the noun Assuefaction

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noun - plural: assuefactions

  1. [obsolete] habituation

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Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1840)

by John Oswald

*assuefaction, n. feon'suetude, n. §consuetu'dinary, n. fas suetude, n. consuetu' dinal, a. |des'uetude, n. | SUFFRAGI—w.u, n. 2. a vote: as, suffragate, to vote with. suffrage, n. suffragator, n. *suffragant, n. suffragate, v. Tsuffragan, n. & a.

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

aspic assuefaction strewed with asphodel; Tennyson tells us, in THE (1842): Others in Elysian valleys dwell, Resting weary limbs at last on beds of asphodel. aspic. A form of asp, the small poisonous serpent found in Egypt and Libya; from ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Assuefaction, aswēfak′shun, n. (Sir T.Browne) the actof accustoming, habituation.[L. assuefacĕre—assuetus, accustomed, and facĕre,to make.] Assuetude, as′ wētūd, n. (obs.) ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1904)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney

assuefaction; as-we-fak'shgn), n. [< L. as if 'assuefactio(n- , < assuefacore, pp. assuefactus, make accustomed to, habituate, < assuetus, pp. of assuescere, accustom (see assuete), + facerc, make.] The act of accustoming; the state of being ...

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language (1810)

In which the Meaning of Every Word is Explained ... by John Walker

to subject to [of being accustomed Assuefaction, As-swó-fák'shùn. s. state Assuetude, Ås'sw8-tūde. s. custom Assume, ...

Google previewA General Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language (1804)

For the Use of Schools, Foreigners, &c. on the Plan of Mr. Sheridan by Stephen Jones

ASSUEFACTION, (as sw8-fak'-shūn) s. the state of being accustomed. ASSUETUDE, (as-swe-tūde) f. accus. tomance, custom, To ASSUME, (is-stime) v. a. to take; to take upon one's self; to arrogate, to claim or seize unjustly ; to suppose ...

Google previewA general pronouncing and explanatory Dictionary of the English Language ... By G. F. and G. K. (1802)

by George KNIGHT (of Edinburgh.)

accustomance, custon, Assuefaction, as-swe-fak'íhun n. state of being accustomed ...

Google previewA General Dictionary of the English Language (1780)

One Main Object of Which, Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard Pronunciation. : To which is Prefixed a Rhetorical Grammar by Thomas Sheridan

ASSUEFACTION, is-swi-fik'-shūn. s. The state of being accustomed. ASSUETUDE, as'-swä-tide. s. Accustomance, custom. To ASSUME ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

ASSUEFACTION, ; Assuéfacio, assuéfacAs'sUETUDE. tum, to accustom. The state of being accustomed. We see that assuetude of things hurtful, doth make them lose the force to hurt. Bacon's Natural History. Right and left, as parts inservient ...

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