cavillation

noun cav·il·la·tion \ˌkavəˈlāshən, -viˈ-\

Definition of cavillation

plural

-s

  1. 1 archaic :  cavil sophistical cavillation

  2. 2 archaic :  the raising of cavils

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Origin and Etymology of cavillation

Middle English cavillacioun, from Middle French cavillation, from Latin cavillation-, cavillatio, from cavillatus, (past participle of cavillari to cavil) + -ion-, -io -ion


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