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ratiocinatio

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin

NounEdit

ratiocinatio (uncountable)

  1. (rhetoric) Reasoning (typically with oneself) by asking questions.
  2. (rhetoric) Making statements, then asking the reason for such an affirmation, then answering oneself.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ratiocinatus

NounEdit

ratiōcinātiō f (genitive ratiōcinātiōnis); third declension

  1. reasoning, ratiocination
  2. (logic) syllogism

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ratiōcinātiō ratiōcinātiōnēs
genitive ratiōcinātiōnis ratiōcinātiōnum
dative ratiōcinātiōnī ratiōcinātiōnibus
accusative ratiōcinātiōnem ratiōcinātiōnēs
ablative ratiōcinātiōne ratiōcinātiōnibus
vocative ratiōcinātiō ratiōcinātiōnēs