Disquisitory
Disquisitory Dis*quis"i*to*ry, a. Of or pertaining to disquisition; disquisitive. --Ed. Rev. [1913 Webster]

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  • disquisitory — disquisiˈtional, disquisiˈtionary, disquisˈitory, or disquisˈitive adjective Relating to or of the nature of a disquisition • • • Main Entry: ↑disquisition * * * diˈsquisitory, a. rare. = prec. Worcester cites Eclectic Rev …   Useful english dictionary

  • Disquisitorial — Dis*quis i*to ri*al, a. Disquisitory. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disquisition — noun A lengthy, formal discourse that analyses or explains some topic; a dissertation or treatise. In this disquisition of the third book Plato is concerned with the moral effects of artistic representation on the youth of his state. See Also:… …   Wiktionary

  • dis|quis|i|to|ry — «dihs KWIHZ uh TR ee, TOHR », adjective. investigating; inquiring; disquisitive: »“Getting Married” (1908) is the first of what Shaw called his “disquisitory plays” (London Times) …   Useful english dictionary

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