cavillation

noun
cav·​il·​la·​tion | \ˌkavəˈlāshən, -viˈ-\
plural -s

Definition of cavillation 

1 archaic : cavil sophistical cavillation

2 archaic : the raising of cavils

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History and Etymology for 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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