Simple Definition of dissertation
: a long piece of writing about a particular subject that is done to earn an advanced degree at a university
Full Definition of dissertation
: an extended usually written treatment of a subject; specifically : one submitted for a doctorate
dissertationalplay \-ˈtāsh-nəl, -ˈtā-shə-nəl\ adjective
Examples of dissertation in a sentence
He wrote his dissertation on an obscure 16th-century poet.
First Known Use of dissertation
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up dissertation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).