Examples of disquisition in a Sentence
a lengthy disquisition on foreign policy
Adam Smith's celebrated disquisition on the factors contributing to the wealth of nations.
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Seven chapters and an interlude are arranged thematically, from an account of Fridtjof Nansen’s 1895 farthest-north record in the Arctic to a speculative disquisition on the future of adventure.
Obama's bare arms were in keeping with contemporary fashion, but their particularly lean musculature also served as a silent disquisition on the subject of physical fitness, one of her early East Wing initiatives.
There followed an inane and rambling disquisition on how Russia installed Trump as president.
There is also his disquisition on making out with, then negging, Scarlett Johansson one night at erstwhile New York hotspot Bungalow 8.
Much of the book’s power lies in Nathan’s bitter retrospective disquisitions on the Swede.
Pre-existing conditions, risk pools and premium costs — not the more conventional Republican disquisitions in favor of the free market, personal responsibility and smaller government — dominate the debate today.
At the close of a long disquisition on which ships need to be built when in order to meet current threats, prepare for future ones, and do it all within budgetary constraints, O’Brien brilliantly summed up the purpose of that complex task.
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Origin and Etymology of disquisition
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DISQUISITION Defined for English Language Learners
: a long speech or written report on a subject
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