ratiocinatio

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin

Noun[edit]

ratiocinatio (uncountable)

  1. (rhetoric) Reasoning (typically with oneself) by asking questions.
  2. (rhetoric) Making statements, then asking the reason for such an affirmation, then answering oneself.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ratiocinatus

Noun[edit]

ratiōcinātiō f (genitive ratiōcinātiōnis); third declension

  1. reasoning, ratiocination
  2. (logic) syllogism

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ratiōcinātiō ratiōcinātiōnēs
genitive ratiōcinātiōnis ratiōcinātiōnum
dative ratiōcinātiōnī ratiōcinātiōnibus
accusative ratiōcinātiōnem ratiōcinātiōnēs
ablative ratiōcinātiōne ratiōcinātiōnibus
vocative ratiōcinātiō ratiōcinātiōnēs