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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Altering something (as a legislative act or a statement) in such a manner as to reduce its value; The act of removing the bowels or viscera; Surgical removal of an organ (or the contents of an organ) from a patient.

Usage examples (34)
  • The adoption of their amendments would have amounted to an evisceration of the act
  • Clearly, when evisceration is on the agenda, Obama's DOJ is able to find the right hyena to do it.
  • Rumsfeld's press office had put together a joke video for the occasion, built around the "evisceration" clip.
  • " He refers to the pretty student who asked him if the evisceration was his case. for more
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