commentation

noun
com·​men·​ta·​tion | \ ˌkämən‧ˈtāshən, -ˌmen- \
plural -s

Definition of commentation

1 obsolete : a commentary especially on a text
2 archaic : the act of commenting : interpretation or expression of opinion

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History and Etymology for commentation

Middle French or Latin; Middle French, commentary, from Latin commentation-, commentatio meditation, treatise, from commentatus (past participle of commentari to meditate upon) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Commentation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/commentation. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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