Cookies help us deliver our website. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.


Definition of INQUISITIONS:


  • A judicial or official inquiry
  • A period of prolonged and intensive questioning or investigation
  • An ecclesiastical tribunal established by Pope Gregory IX c.1232 for the suppression of heresy. It was active chiefly in northern Italy and southern France, becoming notorious for the use of torture. In 1542 the papal Inquisition was reestablished to combat Protestantism, eventually becoming an organ of papal government
  • INQUISITION, the act of inquiring (to ask about) [n]
  • INQUISITION, the act of inquiring [n]
  • The verdict or finding of an official inquiry
Previous Words
inquirers inquires inquiries inquiring inquiringly inquiry inquisition inquisitional inquisitionist inquisitionists

Next Words
inquisitive inquisitively inquisitiveness inquisitor inquisitorial inquisitorially inquisitors inquisitress inquisitresses inquisiturient

SCRABBLE® is a registered trademark, and all intellectual property rights in and to the game of Scrabble® are owned in the U.S.A and Canada by Hasbro Inc., and throughout the rest of the world by J.W. Spear & Sons Limited of Maidenhead, Berkshire, England, which is a subsidiary of Mattel Inc. is not affiliated with SCRABBLE®, Mattel, Spear, or Hasbro in any way.