Definition of Expurgated

1. Adjective. Having material deleted. "At that time even Shakespeare was considered dangerous except in the expurgated versions"

Similar to: Censored



Definition of Expurgated

1. Adjective. Having had erroneous, obscene, or other objectionable material removed. ¹

2. Verb. (past of expurgate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Expurgated

1. expurgate [v] - See also: expurgate

Expurgated Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Expurgated Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Expurgated

expulsive pains
expunct
expuncted
expunction
expunctions
expuncts
expunge
expunged
expungement
expungements
expunger
expungers
expunges
expunging
expurgate
expurgated (current term)
expurgates
expurgating
expurgation
expurgations
expurgator
expurgatorial
expurgatorious
expurgators
expurgatory
expurge
expurged
expurges
expurging
exquisite

Literary usage of Expurgated

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

1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1899)
"... lost his entire medical practice, and was obliged to remove to London, where an expurgated edition of the play appeared in the same year. ..."

2. Contemporary France by Gabriel Hanotaux (1905)
"The summer session—The Duc de Broglie's constitutional projects—Representation of " interests "—Universal suffrage "expurgated"—Organisation ..."

3. Individual Training in Our Colleges by Clarence Frank Birdseye (1907)
"... which require the use of an expurgated edition of Horace! Great care was taken that the boys should not have much spend- Doling out ing money. ..."

4. John Drew by Edward Augustus Dithmar (1900)
"The play was Cibber's She Would and She Would Not, written in imitation of the Spanish comedy of Intrigue, and much shortened and expurgated for modern use. ..."

5. The Latin Church in the Middle Ages by André Lagarde, Archibald Alexander (1915)
"... promising to reverse this measure only when the writings of Aristotle should have been expurgated.1 For some time the faculty of arts obeyed the ..."

6. Tricolored Sketches in Paris: During the Years 1851-2-3 by Frank Boott Goodrich (1855)
"... and leaving no will, his treasure reverts to the hospitals, or is claimed by the Domaine Publique. CHAPTER V. REVISION AGAIN—AN expurgated ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Expurgated

Search for Expurgated on Dictionary.com!Search for Expurgated on Thesaurus.com!Search for Expurgated on Google!Search for Expurgated on Wikipedia!

Search