dis·​sert di-ˈsərt How to pronounce dissert (audio)
disserted; disserting; disserts

intransitive verb

: to speak or write at length

Word History


Latin dissertus, past participle of disserere, from dis- + serere to join, arrange — more at series

First Known Use

1657, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dissert was in 1657

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“Dissert.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dissert. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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