Obiter



adv.

Latin, literally “by the way,” from ob “to, toward” (see ob-) + iter “journey” (see ion). Klein’s sources, however, say it is ob- with the suffix -iter in analogy of circiter “about” from circa. Also cf. obituary.

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    [ob-i-ter dik-tuh m] /ˈɒb ɪ tər ˈdɪk təm/ noun, plural obiter dicta [ob-i-ter dik-tuh] /ˈɒb ɪ tər ˈdɪk tə/ (Show IPA) 1. an incidental or passing remark, opinion, etc. 2. Law. an incidental or supplementary opinion by a judge in deciding a case, upon a matter not essential to the decision, and therefore not binding […]

  • Obituarial

    adjective pertaining to an obituary notice; of the nature of an obituary Word Origin 1904



  • Obituarist

    [oh-bich-oo-er-ee] /oʊˈbɪtʃ uˌɛr i/ noun, plural obituaries. 1. a notice of the death of a person, often with a biographical sketch, as in a newspaper. adjective 2. of, relating to, or recording a death or deaths: the obituary page of a newspaper. /əˈbɪtjʊərɪ/ noun (pl) -aries 1. a published announcement of a death, often accompanied […]

  • Obituary

    [oh-bich-oo-er-ee] /oʊˈbɪtʃ uˌɛr i/ noun, plural obituaries. 1. a notice of the death of a person, often with a biographical sketch, as in a newspaper. adjective 2. of, relating to, or recording a death or deaths: the obituary page of a newspaper. /əˈbɪtjʊərɪ/ noun (pl) -aries 1. a published announcement of a death, often accompanied […]



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