Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A questionnaire.
  • n. One who makes it his business to seek after relics and carry them about for sale.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Inquiring; asking questions; testing.
  • n. One who makes it his business to seek after relics and carry them about for sale.
  • n. A set of questions for submission to a group of persons for the purpose of bringing out their resemblances and differences in the matter considered. The questionary method is a recognized form of psychological investigation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Inquiring; asking questions.
  • n. A pardoner; an itinerant seller of indulgences or relics.
  • n. A list of questions dealing with some topic, such as visualizing power, expression of emotion, mental habits, or other mental or psychophysical character easily accessible to observation, prepared for circulation among a large number of persons, the answers to which are intended to serve as the basis of a statistical treatment of the topic. The questionary was successfully employed by Darwin and F. Galton, and has been freely used of late years by G. S. Hall and his pupils.
  • n. A questionist.

Etymologies

Either from French questionnaire or formed in English from question +‎ -ary. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Citing grappling targets, swinging across obstacles, pulling objects and fighting enemies are all victims of questionary physics requiring peculiar timing for maximum effect.

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  • Please go to "O Urso e a Cidade", Copy that questionary about dildo's LOL and answer in your blog!

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  • Therefore, on your request, we can send you a questionary enabling us to calculate the cost price of 1 m2 of roof according to local parameters; the reliability of your study will mainly depend on the correctness of your answers.

    Chapter 12

  • Among these were a commentary and a “questionary” on Aristotle's Physics; the latter, appearing in its first complete edition in 1551, was a much simplified and abridged version of the type of physics text that was used at Paris in the first decades of the sixteenth cen - tury.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • In 1724 the Bishop of London, Edmund Gibson, sent a questionary to the incumbent minister of every Anglican parish in the American colonies.

    Religious Life of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century The Faith of Our Fathers

  • Another objection is that, as the evidence of the witches at the trials is more or less uniform in character, it must be attributed to the publication by the Inquisitors of a questionary for the use of all judges concerned in such trials; in short, that the evidence is valueless, as it was given in answer to leading questions.

    The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology

  • There lived then in Houndsditch one Alexander Hart, who had been a soldier formerly, a comely old man, of good aspect; he professed questionary astrology, and a little of physick; his greatest skill was to elect young gentlemen fit times to play at dice, that they might win or get money.

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  • Let those two questionary Petitioners try to do thus with their

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  • Let those two questionary Petitioners try to do thus with their _Who's_ and their

    The Spectator, Volume 1 Eighteenth-Century Periodical Essays

  • No explanation is offered by the objectors as to how the Inquisitors arrived at the form of questionary, nor is any regard given to the injunction to all Inquisitors to acquaint themselves with all the details of any heresy which they were commissioned to root out; they were to obtain the information from those who would recant and use it against the accused; and to instruct other judges in the belief and ritual of the heresy, so that they also might recognize it and act accordingly.

    The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology

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