Definition of Lucubration

1. Noun. A solemn literary work that is the product of laborious cogitation.

Generic synonyms: Literary Composition, Literary Work
Derivative terms: Lucubrate



2. Noun. Laborious cogitation.
Generic synonyms: Cogitation, Study

Definition of Lucubration

1. n. The act of lucubrating, or studying by candlelight; nocturnal study; meditation.

Definition of Lucubration

1. Noun. intense and prolonged study or meditation; especially, late at night ¹

2. Noun. The product of such study; often, writings. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lucubration

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lucubration

lucratively
lucrativeness
lucrativenesses
lucre
lucres
lucriferous
lucrific
luctation
luctations
luctiferous
luctual
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lucubrated
lucubrates
lucubrating
lucubration (current term)
lucubrations
lucubrator
lucubrators
lucubratory
lucule
luculent
luculently
lucules
lucullan
lucullite
lucullites
lucuma
lucumas
lucumo

Literary usage of Lucubration

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1. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1788)
"... however they were after drawn to cover her faults and pronounce her innocency.' Winter Evenings ; or lucubration] on Life and Leiten. ..."

2. The Presidency, Its Duties, Its Powers, Its Opportunities and Its by William Howard Taft (1916)
"... in his plac^ in Congress to denounce our usurpation, but except for his lucubration on the subject nothing was said in Congress and no action was taken. ..."

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