Part of speech: noun
Origin: Latin, mid 17th century
That which is sought; the answer to a problem.
Examples of Quaesitum in a sentence
"The quaesitum to your problem might come to you after some quiet reflection."
"No matter how confounding the case, Sherlock Holmes always finds the quaesitum."
Popularity Over Time
This noun originates from the Latin word "quaesītum," or "to seek." When searching for a quaesitum to a particular conundrum, you may have to seek out clues to help you come to the right conclusion.
Did you Know?
People love reading about characters discovering a quaesitum; the world's best-selling author of all time, Agatha Christie, is well-known for her "whodunit" mystery novels.