assession

noun

as·​ses·​sion
əˈseshən,
aˈ-
plural -s
1
archaic : session
2
[probably from assess + -ion] : the assessing or renting of a lord's demesnes in the duchy of Cornwall
assessionable
-sh(ə)nəbəl
adjective
assessional
-shənᵊl
-shnəl
adjective

Word History

Etymology

Latin assession-, assessio, from assessus (past participle of assidēre to sit beside) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Assession.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/assession. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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