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synonyms for disquisition

  • commentary
  • dissertation
  • exposition
  • treatise
  • writing
See also synonyms for: disquisitional
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How to use disquisition in a sentence

It is a lengthened disquisition, in seven thousand four hundred lines, upon the great phenomena of the outward world.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
Her stiff, unhappy, unlistening silence broke up my disquisition.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
"I have seen it several times before," replied Pratt, rather bored by this archological disquisition.
THE PAGAN'S CUPFERGUS HUME
He pursued, with visible pleasure, that kind of disquisition which was naturally suggested by them.
WIELAND; OR THE TRANSFORMATIONCHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
I do not propose here to enter into a disquisition upon the functions of the human mind.
THE EVOLUTION OF CULTUREAUGUSTUS HENRY LANE-FOX PITT-RIVERS
A discussion involving principles of the greatest moment narrowed into a technical disquisition of abstract law.
THE FELON'S TRACKMICHAEL DOHENY
I do not here enter into the unsatisfactory disquisition concerning representation real or presumed.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. I. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
This idle disquisition was however speedily driven from my mind when I perceived that the carriage was Mr. Falkland's.
CALEB WILLIAMSWILLIAM GODWIN
I however distrusted my resources in the way of moral disquisition, and soon turned my thoughts to his other suggestion, a tale.
CALEB WILLIAMSWILLIAM GODWIN
But a disquisition into what were, or were not the real tenets of that philosopher, would be wholly foreign to my purpose.
REFLECTIONS ON THE RISE AND FALL OF THE ANCIENT REPUBLICKSEDWARD WORTLEY MONTAGU
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DISQUISITION

  • address
  • article
  • chat
  • communication
  • conversation
  • converse
  • descant
  • discussion
  • disquisition
  • essay
  • gabfest
  • homily
  • huddle
  • lecture
  • memoir
  • monograph
  • monologue
  • oration
  • paper
  • rhetoric
  • sermon
  • speaking
  • speech
  • talk
  • thesis
  • tractate
  • treatise
  • utterance
  • verbalization
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