Definition of ingeminate in English:



[with object]archaic
  • Repeat or reiterate (a word or statement), typically for emphasis.

    ‘we must ask and ingeminate the inquiry, where is Burns?’
    • ‘Ingeminating my pervious post is so much fun.’
    • ‘Both Anand and Mili in their own way ingeminate the same message - death or the knowledge of it doesn't necessarily have to mean the end.’
    repeat, say again, restate, reiterate, copy, imitate, parrot, parody, mimic
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  • ingeminate peace

    • archaic Call repeatedly for peace.

      • ‘And if in 1863 The Times was not alone in ingeminating peace, no other paper went so far as to assail the Poles with downright abuse.’
      • ‘He writes "ingeminating peace," deploring that the council was not a national synod, which would have been a better means of arriving at the truth.’


Late 16th century (originally as engeminate): from Latin ingeminat- ‘redoubled’, from the verb ingeminare, from in- (expressing intensive force) + geminare (see geminate).