circumscript

[ sur-kuh m-skript ]
/ ˈsɜr kəmˌskrɪpt /
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adjective

Rare. limited or confined.
Obsolete. enclosed or encompassed.

Nearby words

  1. circumscissile,
  2. circumscribe,
  3. circumscribed,
  4. circumscribed myxedema,
  5. circumscribed scleroderma,
  6. circumscription,
  7. circumsolar,
  8. circumspect,
  9. circumspection,
  10. circumspective

Origin of circumscript

1640–50; < Latin circumscrīptus, past participle of circumscrībere to circumscribe; see circum-, script

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Examples from the Web for circumscript

  • Of the circumscript it is likewise true, if the circumscript be understood to be a circle.