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Latin disceptātiō.


  • IPA(key): /dɪsɛpˈteɪʃən/


disceptation (countable and uncountable, plural disceptations)

  1. (archaic) Controversy; disputation; discussion.
    • 1721, John Strype, Ecclesiastical Memorials; Relating Chiefly to Religion, and the Reformation of It, and the Emergencies of the Church of England, under King Henry VIII. King Edward VI. and Queen Mary the First. [], volumes (please specify |volume=I to III), London: John Wyat, →OCLC:
      verbose janglings and endless disceptations

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for disceptation”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.)