Dehortation
Dehortation De`hor*ta"tion, n. [L. dehortatio.] Dissuasion; advice against something. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Dehortation — Dehortation, lat., Abmahnung, Abrathen; Dehortatorien, Ermahnungsschreiben, durch welche den Unterthanen in Kriegszeiten die Vorschriften für den Verkehr mit dem Feinde eingeschärft werden; dehortiren, abmahnen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • dehortation — index admonition, monition (warning), notice (warning), remonstrance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • dehortation — ˌdēˌhȯrˈtāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin dehortation , dehortatio, from Latin dehortatus (past participle of dehortari) + ion , io ion archaic : dissuasion …   Useful english dictionary

  • dehortation — noun Dissuasion; advice against something. Syn: dehortatio …   Wiktionary

  • Dehortation — Det at fraråde …   Danske encyklopædi

  • dehortation — n. Dissuasion …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • dehortation — de·hor·ta·tion …   English syllables

  • dehort — dehortation /dee hawr tay sheuhn/, n. dehortative, dehortatory /di hawr teuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj., n. dehorter, n. /di hawrt /, v.t. Archaic. to try to dissuade. [1525 35; < L dehortari to dissuade, equiv. to de DE + hortari to urge (hor(iri)… …   Universalium

  • Dissuasion — Dis*sua sion, n. [L. dissuasio: cf. F. dissuasion. See {Dissuade}.] 1. The act of dissuading; exhortation against a thing; dehortation. [1913 Webster] In spite of all the dissuasions of his friends. Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. A motive or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dissuasive — Dis*sua sive, a. Tending to dissuade or divert from a measure or purpose; dehortatory; as, dissuasive advice. n. A dissuasive argument or counsel; dissuasion; dehortation. Prynne. {Dis*sua sive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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