Exsufflicate

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Exsufflicate Empty; frivolous. "Such exsufflicate and blown surmises."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • exsufflicate A word of uncertain meaning (see etymology) used by Shakspere in the following passage, explained as meaning either ‘blown away, exorcised’—that is, ‘renounced, rejected as evil’—or ‘puffed out, exaggerated’:
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Exsufflicate eks-suf′fli-kāt (Shak.) puffed out, contemptible, abominable
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Prob. from L. ex, out, and sufflāre, to blow out—sub, under, flāre, to blow.