- dissenting opinion,
Origin of dissertation
Examples from the Web for dissertation
In her dissertation, McFate had asked whether ‘good anthropology’ might lead to ‘better killing.’
Heritage has distanced itself from Richwine and his dissertation.Immigrants’ IQ Lower, Wrote Coathor of Heritage Foundation Report|Jamelle Bouie|May 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His hilarious parody-fable, “A Dissertation Upon Roast Pig,” traces the supposed genesis of that culinary delicacy.
It seems to me that every book reminds me of writing a dissertation.
He surely was only offering to help out a student with her dissertation when he gave her his card.
Did he think, now, the Bible Society would care to have a dissertation on the two conflicting points?Egholm and his God|Johannes Buchholtz
Sam and his father both tried then to give Jill a dissertation on tithes.Jill's Red Bag|Amy Le Feuvre
The signatures and pagination of the Poems and the Dissertation are different.
There was among the company a man from Adelaide, a learned mineralogist, who commenced a dissertation on the origin of gold.The Book of the Bush|George Dunderdale
"Your dissertation has brought you honor, they tell me," she said, looking at him critically.Unfinished Portraits|Jennette Lee
1610s, "discussion, debate," from Latin dissertationem (nominative dissertatio) "discourse," noun of action from past participle stem of dissertare "debate, argue, examine, harangue," frequentative of disserere "discuss, examine," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + serere "to arrange words" (see series). Sense of "formal, written treatise" is 1650s.