adjective de·sip·i·ent \-pēənt\

Definition of desipient

  1. :  indulging in desipience and smiled to see desipient Horace play — Timothy Dwight

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Origin and Etymology of desipient

Latin desipient-, desipiens, present participle of desipere to be foolish, from de- + -sipere (from sapere to have taste, be wise) — more at sage

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to cast off or become cast off

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