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  1. dehortationnoun

    Dissuasion; advice against something.

  2. Etymology: From dehortatio

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Dehortationnoun

    Dissuasion; a counselling to the contrary.

    Etymology: from dehortor, Latin.

    The author of this epistle, and the rest of the apostles, do every where vehemently and earnestly dehort from unbelief, did they never read these dehortations. Seth Ward, on Infidelity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dehortationnoun

    dissuasion; advice against something

  2. Etymology: [L. dehortatio.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dehortation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dehortation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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    a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    • A. nidus
    • B. exponent
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