a treatise advancing a new point of view resulting from research; usually a requirement for an advanced academic degree
A formal exposition of a subject, especially a research paper that students write in order to complete the requirements for a doctoral degree; a thesis.
A lengthy lecture on a subject; a treatise; a discourse; a sermon.
Origin: dissertationem, from dissertare.
a formal or elaborate argumentative discourse, oral or written; a disquisition; an essay; a discussion; as, Dissertations on the Prophecies
Origin: [L. dissertatio: cf. F. dissertation.]
The numerical value of Dissertation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Dissertation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He delivered his dissertation about the Founding Fathers with such exactitude.
An American cannot converse, but he can discuss, and his talk falls into a dissertation. He speaks to you as if he was addressing a meeting; and if he should chance to become warm in the discussion, he will say Gentlemen to the person with whom he is conversing.
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- disertace, disertační práceCzech
- Dissertation, DoktorarbeitGerman
- disertacio, disertaĵoEsperanto
- [[tieteellinen]] [[tutkielma]], väitöskirjaFinnish
- 学位論文, 博士論文Japanese
- proefschrift, thesis, dissertatieDutch
- тракта́т, диссерта́цияRussian
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