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Definition of the noun disceptation

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noun - plural: disceptations

  1. a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement

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Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1818)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers. To which are Prefixed a History of the Language, and an English Grammar by Samuel Johnson

DiscEPTATION.3% n.s. [Lat. disceptatio.] Controversy; disputation. After a long disceptation, the bishop of Lincolne said, that the meaning of S. Augustine might be known by the consent of other the doctors. For, Acts and Mon. of BP. Latimer.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

DISCEPTATION, Lat. disceptatio, from disceptare ; dis, and captare, from capere, ...

Google previewEncyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E. Smedley, Hugh J. Rose and Henry J. Rose. [With] Plates (1845)

by Edward Smedley

DISCEPTATION, Lat. disceptatio, from disceptare -r dis, and captare, ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

DISCEPTATION, Lat. disceptatio, from disceptare ; dis, and captare , ...

Google previewAn English expositour, or Compleat dictionary: teaching the interpretation of the hardest words, and most usefull terms of art used in our language. First set forth by J. B. Dr of Physick ... And now the sixth time revised, corrected, and very much augmented ... By a lover of the arts. [The author named in the preface as John Bulloker.] (1680)

by John Bullokar

Disceptation. A disputation, contention, arguing, or reasoning about a mat:er. Disciple. A Scholar, one that learneth. - Discipline. Instruštion: 'ro Discomfit. To vanquish or overcome. Disconsolate. Uncomfortable, sorrowfull, comfortless.

Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary; Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue, Either Ancient Or Modern, ... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Difficult Words, ...together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words and Phrases Used in Our Ancient Statutes, Chartes, Writs, Old Records, and Processes in Law; ... Containing Many Thousand Words More Than Either Harris Philips, Kersey, Or Any English Dictionary Before Extant. To Wich is Added, a Collection of Our Most Common Proverbs, with Their Explication and Illustration. The Whole Work Compil'd and Methodically Digested, ... By N. Bailey, Philologos (1757)

DISCEPTATION, a Disputation, Debating, or Arguing. L. To DISCERN' [ diferner, F. of disternere, L] to perceive or know one Thing from another. DISCERN'IBLE, that may be discerned ar perceived. L. DISCERNI"BLENESS, visiblenéfs.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language for the Use of Schools (1854)

by Frederick Poynder

To dismiss Disceptation, s. Controversy Discern', v. a. To see, distinguish Discer'ner, s. One who discerns Discer'nible, a. That may be discerned Discer'ningly, a. With judgment Discern'ment, s. Power of discerning ...

Google previewGlossographia Anglicana Nova OR, A DICTIONARY (1707)

INTERPRETING Such HARD WORDS of Whatever Language, as are at Present Used in the English Tongue, with Their Etymologies, Definitions, [&]c. Also, The Terms of Divinity, Law, Physick, Mathematicks, History, Agriculture, Logick, Metaphysicks, Grammar, Poetry, Musick, Heraldry, Architecture, Painting, War, and All Other Arts and Sciences are Herein Explain'd, from the Best Modern Authors, As, Sir Isaac Newton, Dr. Harris, Dr. Gregory, Mr. Lock, Mr. Evelyn, Mr. Dryden, Mr. Blunt, &c. Very Useful to All Those that Desire to Understand what They Read

Disceptation, a Disputation, Debating or Arguing upon any Question to be difcufs' d. Differn,to perceive or know one thing from another. Difernment,an exaćt Judgment país'd upon Things. Discerpible, that may be torn in pieces. Discerption , a ...

Google previewThe New World of English Words: Or A General Dictionary ... Collected and Published by E. P. [The Dedication Signed: Edw. Phillips.] (1663)

Disceptation, (Lat.) a contentious difputing. Difcern, (Lat.) to perceive, to know one thing from another. Diferption, ( Lat.) a tearing in pieCCS. Difefon, (Lat.) a departîng. Hair Difebeveled, (French) loofely fcattered out of order. | :fna, (Lat.) ...

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Scrabble value of D2I1S1C3E1P3T1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 12-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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