constatation

noun

con·​sta·​ta·​tion
ˌkänztəˈtāshən,
-n(t)stəˈ-
plural -s
: basic assumption : assertion
the mere constatation that a century and a half ago the family counted for much more than it does nowF. R. Leavis

Word History

Etymology

French, from constater + -ation

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

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