un-forensic

forensic

[fuh-ren-sik]
adjective
1.
pertaining to, connected with, or used in courts of law or public discussion and debate.
2.
adapted or suited to argumentation; rhetorical.
noun
3.
forensics, (used with a singular or plural verb) the art or study of argumentation and formal debate.

Origin:
1650–60; < Latin forēns(is) of, belonging to the forum, public (see forum, -ensis) + ic

forensicality [fuh-ren-si-kal-i-tee] , noun
forensically, adverb
nonforensic, adjective
nonforensically, adverb
unforensic, adjective
unforensically, adverb
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forensic (fəˈrɛnsɪk)
 
adj
relating to, used in, or connected with a court of law: forensic science
 
[C17: from Latin forēnsis public, from forum]
 
forensicality
 
n
 
fo'rensically
 
adv

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forensic
1581, from L. forensis "of a forum, place of assembly," from forum. Used in sense of "pertaining to legal trials," as in forensic medicine (1845).
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forensic fo·ren·sic (fə-rěn'sĭk, -zĭk)
adj.
Relating to, used in, or appropriate for courts of law or for public discussion or argumentation.

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