Definition of Dissertation:

  1. A long essay on a particular subject, especially one written as a requirement for the Doctor of Philosophy degree.

  2. Formal, written treatise that covers a subject in great detail, and is submitted usually in the course of qualifying for a doctor of philosophy (PhD) degree. Also called thesis.

Synonyms of Dissertation

Argumentation, Article, Causerie, Descant, Discourse, Discussion, Disputation, Disquisition, Essay, Etude, Examination, Excursus, Exposition, Feature, First approach, Homily, Introductory study, Lucubration, Memoir, Monograph, Morceau, Note, Outline, Pandect, Paper, Paragraph, Piece, Preliminary study, Prolegomenon, Research paper, Screed, Sketch, Special article, Study, Survey, Term paper, Theme, Thesis, Tract, Tractate, Treatise, Treatment, Essay, Thesis, Treatise, Paper, Study, Composition, Discourse, Disquisition, Tract, Monograph

How to use Dissertation in a sentence?

  1. The students graduate dissertation talked about the usage of symbols in Ancient Rome and how they pertained to Roman aristocracy.
  2. Joe wrote his doctoral dissertation on Thucydides.
  3. For her doctoral degree in social work she did her dissertation on the issue of sundowning in patients with dementia.
  4. The dissertation that was submitted to the panel of judges was applauded for its obvious understanding of material required for achieving such title of Doctor.

Meaning of Dissertation & Dissertation Definition