Definition of Disinterment

1. Noun. The act of digging something out of the ground (especially a corpse) where it has been buried.

Exact synonyms: Digging Up, Exhumation
Generic synonyms: Act, Deed, Human Action, Human Activity
Derivative terms: Disinter, Exhume



Definition of Disinterment

1. n. The act of disinterring, or taking out of the earth; exhumation.

Definition of Disinterment

1. Noun. The act of disinterring. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disinterment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disinterment

disintered
disinteressment
disinterest
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disinterestedly
disinterestedness
disinteresting
disinterests
disintering
disintermediary
disintermediate
disintermediated
disintermediates
disintermediating
disintermediation
disinterment (current term)
disinterments
disinterred
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disinthral
disinthrall
disinthralled
disinthralling
disinthrallment
disinthralls
disinthrals
disintoxicate
disintoxicated
disintoxicates

Literary usage of Disinterment

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Guatemala, Getting Away with Murder: An Americas Watch and Physicians for by Americas Watch Committee (U.S.), Anne Manuel, Physicians for Human Rights (U.S.) (1991)
"A. disinterment and Analysis of Skeletal Remains Forensic anthropologists are physical anthropologists who specialize in the scientific disinterment and ..."

2. The Marriage, Baptismal, and Burial Registers of the Collegiate Church Or by Joseph Lemuel Chester (1876)
"[As the well-known royal warrant for (he disinterment of the badie» of certain ... Before the disinterment of her remains, the body of her son Oliver ..."

3. The London Medical Gazette (1829)
"A Bill for preventing the unlawful disinterment of Human Bodies, ... to make some further provision for the prevention of the unlawful disinterment of II ..."

4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1847)
"... D. Death of the Young : a Father's Lament,. ...147 disinterment of OLIVER CROMWELL, 159 Dreams of the Loved. By O. II. ..."

5. The Life and Times of Sir William Johnson, Bart. by William Leete Stone (1865)
"X disinterment and Reburial of the Remains of Sir William Johnson. The remains of SIR WILLIAM JOHNSON, as stated in the text, were placed in his own private ..."

6. Memoirs of the Life of John Philip Kemble, Esq.: Including a History of the by James Boaden (1825)
"disinterment of the supposed remains of the great Milton.—Inquiry into the fact.—Mr. Kemble's conviction on that subject. MR. KEMBLE experienced, as manager ..."

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