noun per·pen·sion \pə(r)ˈpenchən\

Definition of perpension



  1. :  careful weighing in the mind :  reflection, consideration give me the results of your perpensions — R. L. Stevenson

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Origin and Etymology of perpension

Late Latin perpension-, perpensio, from Latin perpensus (past participle of perpendere to perpend) + -ion, -io -ion — more at perpend

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a trip made at another's expense

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