sudation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sudation the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid "perspiration is a homeostatic process"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sudation A sweating.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sudation A sweating.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Sudation excessive sweating
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. sudatio, fr. sudare, to sweat: cf. F. sudation,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. sudatoriussudāre, -ātum.

Usage

In literature:

None the less, such copious sudation is an evil that wastefully saps vitality.
"When Life Was Young" by C. A. Stephens
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