ultroneous

Pertaining to a witness who testifies voluntarily

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Ultroneous — Ul*tro ne*ous, a. [L. ultroneus, from ultro to the further side, on his part, of one s own accord. See {Ultra }.] Spontaneous; voluntary. [Obs.] Jer. Taylor. {Ul*tro ne*ous*ly}, adv. [Obs.] {Ul*tro ne*ous*ness}, n. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ultroneous — ˌəlˈtrōnēəs adjective Etymology: Latin ultroneus voluntary, spontaneous, from ultro beyond, beyond expectation, spontaneously, from abl. singular masculine or neuter of (assumed) ulter situated beyond more at ulterior Scots law : that voluntarily …   Useful english dictionary

  • ultroneous — adjective spontaneous; voluntary …   Wiktionary

  • ultroneous — adj. voluntary; spontaneous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ultroneous — ul·tro·ne·ous …   English syllables

  • ultroneous — /ʌlˈtroʊniəs/ (say ul trohneeuhs) adjective Rare spontaneous; voluntary. {Latin ultrōneus} –ultroneously, adverb –ultroneousness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • ultroneous —   a. spontaneous, voluntary …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Ultroneously — Ultroneous Ul*tro ne*ous, a. [L. ultroneus, from ultro to the further side, on his part, of one s own accord. See {Ultra }.] Spontaneous; voluntary. [Obs.] Jer. Taylor. {Ul*tro ne*ous*ly}, adv. [Obs.] {Ul*tro ne*ous*ness}, n. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ultroneousness — Ultroneous Ul*tro ne*ous, a. [L. ultroneus, from ultro to the further side, on his part, of one s own accord. See {Ultra }.] Spontaneous; voluntary. [Obs.] Jer. Taylor. {Ul*tro ne*ous*ly}, adv. [Obs.] {Ul*tro ne*ous*ness}, n. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ultroneously — ultrōˈneously adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑ultroneous …   Useful english dictionary

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