oblectation

noun ob·lec·ta·tion \ ˌäˌblekˈtāshən \

Definition of oblectation

plural -s
: pleasure, satisfaction, delight
  • oblectation of the senses

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Origin and Etymology of oblectation

Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin oblectation-, oblectatio, from oblectatus (past participle of oblectare to delight, from ob- to, over, completely + lactare, frequentative of lacere to allure) + -ion-, -io -ion


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