Definitions

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  • n. destruction; dispersion

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Destruction; dispersion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of overthrowing or dissipating.

Etymologies

Latin disjicere, disjectum, to throw asunder, disperse; dis- + jacere to throw. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • For, in these days of convulsion and disjection, not even the dust of the dead is permitted to rest.

    The French Revolution

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