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Word of the Day 11/24/20 Illation

Illation (noun)
illation [ ih-ley-shuhn ]


noun
1. the act of inferring.
2. an inference; conclusion.

WORDS RELATED TO ILLATION
interpretation, premise, thinking, argument, analysis, acumen, proposition, hypothesis, rationale, inference, conviction, agreement, verdict, opinion, settlement, resolution, deduction, ratiocination, logistics, corollary

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Origin: 1525–35; < Late Latin illātiōn- (stem of illātiō) a carrying in, equivalent to Latin illāt(us) suppletive past participle of inferre to bring in, bear in (il-il- + lātus brought, earlier *tlātus;see tolerate) + -iōn--ion

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR ILLATION
The student has already seen that Maori is defective in particles of illation, comparison, and copulation.
GRAMMAR OF THE NEW ZEALAND LANGUAGE (2ND EDITION)|ROBERT MAUNSELL

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