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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: inquisition(0.01319 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to inquisition.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a former tribunal of the Roman Catholic Church (1232-1820)
created to discover and suppress heresy
2: a severe interrogation (often violating the rights or
privacy of individuals)
English → English (gcide)
Inquisition \In`qui*si"tion\, n. [L. inquisitio : cf. F.
inquisition. See Inquire, and cf. Inquest.]
1. The act of inquiring; inquiry; search; examination;
As I could learn through earnest inquisition.
Let not search and inquisition quail
To bring again these foolish runaways. --Shak.
(a) Judicial inquiry; official examination; inquest.
(b) The finding of a jury, especially such a finding under
a writ of inquiry. --Bouvier.
The justices in eyre had it formerly in charge
to make inquisition concerning them by a jury of
the county. --Blackstone.
3. (R. C. Ch.) A court or tribunal for the examination and
punishment of heretics, fully established by Pope Gregory
IX. in 1235. Its operations were chiefly confined to
Spain, Portugal, and their dependencies, and a part of
Inquisition \In`qui*si"tion\, v. t.
To make inquisition concerning; to inquire into. [Obs.]