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Meaning of "oscitant" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OSCITANT

oscitant  [ˈɒsɪtənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OSCITANT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oscitant is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES OSCITANT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of oscitant in the English dictionary

The definition of oscitant in the dictionary is drowsy, lazy, or inattentive. Other definition of oscitant is yawning.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OSCITANT


blatant
ˈbleɪtənt
competent
ˈkɒmpɪtənt
concomitant
kənˈkɒmɪtənt
excitant
ɪkˈsaɪtənt
exorbitant
ɪɡˈzɔːbɪtənt
habitant
ˈhæbɪtənt
hesitant
ˈhɛzɪtənt
incapacitant
ˌɪnkəˈpæsɪtənt
incompetent
ɪnˈkɒmpɪtənt
inhabitant
ɪnˈhæbɪtənt
intermittent
ˌɪntəˈmɪtənt
irritant
ˈɪrɪtənt
latent
ˈleɪtənt
militant
ˈmɪlɪtənt
palpitant
ˈpælpɪtənt
penitent
ˈpɛnɪtənt
resuscitant
riːˈsʌsɪtənt
solicitant
səˈlɪsɪtənt
supernatant
ˌsuːpəˈneɪtənt
visitant
ˈvɪzɪtənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OSCITANT

oscillating universe theory
oscillation
oscillational
oscillative
oscillator
oscillatory
oscillogram
oscillograph
oscillographic
oscillography
oscilloscope
oscilloscopic
oscine
oscinine
oscitance
oscitancies
oscitancy
oscitantly
oscitate
oscitation

WORDS THAT END LIKE OSCITANT

abirritant
assistant
cohabitant
concubitant
counterirritant
crepitant
equitant
incitant
incogitant
infinitant
latitant
nonirritant
nonmilitant
precipitant
regurgitant
rehabilitant
revisitant
strepitant
supermilitant
ultramilitant
volitant

Synonyms and antonyms of oscitant in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oscitant» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OSCITANT

Find out the translation of oscitant to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of oscitant from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «oscitant» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

oscitant
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

oscitant
570 millions of speakers

English

oscitant
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

oscitant
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تثاؤبي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

oscitant
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oscitant
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

oscitant
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

oscitant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Oscitant
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

oscitant
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

oscitant
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

oscitant
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oscitant
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

oscitant
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கொட்டாவி விடுகிற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अनिश्चित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

oscitant
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

oscitant
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oscitant
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

oscitant
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oscitant
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

oscitant
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oscitant
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oscitant
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oscitant
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oscitant

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OSCITANT»

The term «oscitant» is used very little and occupies the 191.187 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OSCITANT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about oscitant

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OSCITANT»

Discover the use of oscitant in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oscitant and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Vocabulary at the Center
oscitant: yawning (from drowsiness); inattentive; negligent • Comes from Latin os meaning mouth citare meaning to move • Have you ever seen students whom you could describe as oscitant? • Where were you the last time you were oscitant ?
Amy Benjamin, 2013
2
Vocabulary at the Core: Teaching the Common Core Standards
0 oscitant: yawning (from drowsiness); inattentive; negligent Comes from Latin I 05 meaning mouth I citare meaning to move Have you ever seen students whom you could describe as oscitant? Where were you the last time you were oscitant?
Amy Benjamin, John T. Crow, 2012
3
The New Rules of Measurement: What Every Psychologist and ...
Perhapshalfof high school seniorsknow the definitionofthe word somnolent, andprobably not one college graduatein a hundred knows the definitionof oscitant. Ifone thinks ofa continuumof vocabulary knowledge, eachof thesethree words ...
Susan E. Embretson, Scott L. Hershberger, 1999
4
John Milton Prose: Major Writings on Liberty, Politics, ...
m. connivent: dormant. m. oscitant: sluggish. m. Leviticus. 6:13. m Milton refers to Andre Rivet(us), Theologicae et Scholasficae Exercifationes (Leyden, 1633). l Jacobus Arminius (1560-1609) developed a critique of Calvinist predestination; ...
David Loewenstein, John Milton, 2012
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Totius Latinitatis Lexicon
2 1. Iidemque fulgura atque oscina pian to. Sed legitur obsrita.] OSCITABUNDUS , a, um, in oscttaut mood, oscitant, sœpe oscitaus. Sidon. 1. 2. ep. 2. Discipulis cxponere osci- tabundus ordiris : Samia mihi mater fuit. Legitur etiam in iemmate c.
Egidio Forcellini, Bailey, 1828
6
Roget's Thesaurus of Words for Intellectuals: Synonyms, ...
You burn into work. It is as though gravity were removed and you walked lightly to the moon like an angel.” —Brenda Ueland, American author oscitant (OS-ih-tuhnt ). Drowsy, inattentive; dull. Before 10:00 A.M., any lecture hall on any campus ...
David Olsen, Michelle Bevilacqua, 2011
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The posthumous works of ... John Howe, ed. by J. Hunt
Let not our minds waver and hover, in reference hereunto, as if this were a doubtful matter, as if possibly, it might he otherwise, as if either he were ignorant or oscitant, and unconcerned about the affairs of his creature, as if any thing might ...
John Howe, John Hunt, 1832
8
Labors of Innocence in Early Modern England
... and these are not to be discovered by the perfunctory looks of Oscitant or Unskilful Beholders; but Require, as well, as Deserve, the most attentive and prying Inspection of inquisitive and well-instructed Considerers.62 The oscitant observer ...
Joanna Picciotto, 2010
9
Sloth: A Dictionary for the Lazy
A Dictionary for the Lazy Adams Media. Procrastination isn't the problem, it's the solution. So procrastinate now, don't put it off. —Ellen DeGeneres oscitant oscitant (OS-ih-tuhnt) adjective: Drowsy; lazy or uninteresting. otiose (OH-shee- ohs) ...
Adams Media, 2011
10
The Developing Brain
Development of the sleep EEG through the first year post-term During the period of transition from wakefulness to sleep —~ which Kellaway has termed the ' hypnagogic' state and more recently the 'oscitant' state — there is a gradual increase ...
Williamina A. Himwich, D Lansing Taylor, Harold Edwin Himwich, 1964

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Oscitant [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/oscitant>. Oct 2020 ».
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