Definition of perscrutation in English:

perscrutation

noun

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  • A thorough inquiry or investigation; careful scrutiny or examination.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Guy de Chauliac's Grande Chirurgie. From classical Latin perscrūtātiōn-, perscrūtātiō careful searching from perscrūtāt-, past participial stem of perscrūtārī + -iō.

Pronunciation

perscrutation

/ˌpəːskruːˈteɪʃn/