- n. The eating of part of one's own body.
- Greek: autos: self (Wiktionary)
“If you have not read the Congo Columns, autocannibalism occurs when flesh is cut from living victims and they are forced to eat it.”
“One is "autocannibalism," coined in French but equally appropriate in English.”
“One is “autocannibalism,” coined in French but equally appropriate in English.”
“How does a TSA grope compare to autocannibalism or being re-raped?”
“I could have happily lived my entire life without knowing about autocannibalism and re-rape.”
“This is yet another case of the artistic bankruptcy of Hollywood and possibly one of the worst cases of autocannibalism that I've seen ...”
“As for whether it is possible to end the war itself, it helps to understand why Congolese civilians are subjected to autocannibalism and re-rape.”
“It has also created a whole new vocabulary to describe the other horrific abuses it has generated - such as 'autocannibalism,' which is when militiamen cut flesh from living victims and force the victims to eat it, or 're-rape,' which applies to women and girls who are raped anew every time militiamen visit their town.”
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A list of English words containing seven syllables, beginning, somewhat ironically, with inapplicability, since a fair number of these words one would never use.
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