dimication

noun dim·i·ca·tion \ˌdiməˈkāshən\

Definition of dimication

plural

-s

archaic

  1. :  contest strife

There's more!

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!
Already a subscriber? Log in.

Origin and Etymology of dimication

Latin dimication-, dimicatio, from dimicatus (past participle of dimicare to fight, from di- —from dis- apart—+ micare to flash) + -ion-, -io -ion; akin to Welsh dirmygu to despise, Persian miža, muža eyelash, Greek omichlē mist


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dimication? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!