Definition of Disembowelment

1. Noun. The act of removing the bowels or viscera; the act of cutting so as to cause the viscera to protrude.

Exact synonyms: Evisceration
Generic synonyms: Remotion, Removal
Derivative terms: Eviscerate



Definition of Disembowelment

1. n. The act of disemboweling, or state of being disemboweled; evisceration.

Definition of Disembowelment

1. Noun. The process of disemboweling. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disembowelment

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disembowelment

disembosom
disembosomed
disembosoming
disembosoms
disembowel
disemboweled
disemboweler
disembowelers
disemboweling
disembowelings
disembowelled
disemboweller
disembowellers
disembowelling
disembowellings
disembowelment (current term)
disembowelments
disembowels
disembowered
disembrangle
disembrangled
disembrangles
disembrangling
disembroil
disembroiled
disembroiling
disembroils
disemburden
disemburdened
disemburdening

Literary usage of Disembowelment

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1. The Greek Romances in Elizabethan Prose Fiction by Samuel Lee Wolff (1912)
"... imported the actual disembowelment of Leucippe, and by robbers, the event is in fact only an apparent disembowelment, which is performed by friends, ..."

2. Burma Under British Rule--and Before by John Nisbet (1901)
"The capital sentence was usually carried out by decapitation or disembowelment, ... The disembowelment of heinous offenders usually took place on crucifixes ..."

3. Observations on China and the Chinese by William L. G. Smith (1863)
"disembowelment is performed in this wise. The victim is led to the usual field of execution, denuded, ... The word disembowelment as used in the English ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1868)
"The Jews carefully avoided the exenteration or disembowelment of their dead, although to a limited extent, and with a view to a more temporary preservation ..."

5. The Contemporary Review (1875)
"The city is for ever undergoing disembowelment ; some part of her internal economy is chronically out of kelter. It is the curse of Dresden that she is ..."

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