- exercise or exertion, as of the faculties or powers of the body or mind: an exercitation of the imagination.
- practice or training: exercitations in logical thinking.
- the performance of a religious observance; an act of worship.
- a disquisition or discourse performed as a display of skill.
Origin of exercitation
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Those who learn by "use and exercitation," on the other hand, acquire languages more quickly and with better results.
- a rare word for exercise
C14: from Latin exercitātiō, from exercitāre frequentative of exercēre to exercise
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