Dissertationist \Dis`ser*ta"tion*ist\, n. A writer of dissertations. [1913 Webster]

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  • dissertation — dissertational, adj. dissertationist, n. /dis euhr tay sheuhn/, n. 1. a written essay, treatise, or thesis, esp. one written by a candidate for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. 2. any formal discourse in speech or writing. [1605 15; < L… …   Universalium

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