noun[mass noun] archaic
1.1 [count noun] (usually lucubrations) A learned or pedantic piece of writing: it was natural enough to return the compliment by endorsing his newest lucubrations
More example sentences
- On the other hand, the Journal-Constitution also brings us the counterpoint to his lucubrations.
- What is so deeply revolting about her lucubrations is their unutterable and invincible bourgeois complacency.
- Further, the lucubrations of a bitter, lonely, and hurt old man did indeed lead him to a convenient anti-Semitism above the then-norm in his old age.
late 16th century: from Latin lucubratio(n-), from the verb lucubrare (see lucubrate).
Definition of lucubration in:
- The US English dictionary