from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of dismembering.
- n. The state or condition of being dismembered.
- n. Removal from membership; detachment from an organization, group, etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of dismembering, or the state of being dismembered; cutting in piece; m�tilation; division; separation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of dismembering, or the state of being dismembered; the act of tearing or cutting in pieces; severance of limbs or parts from the main body: as, the dismemberment of an animal or of a country.
- n. Severance of membership; a breaking off of connection as a member.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the removal of limbs; being cut to pieces
But yes, when not having a choice and just being plain evil, decapitation and dismemberment is the entertainment of the day!
"If graphic, violent dismemberment is permitted and even celebrated in video games, then why is rape considered completely off-limits?"
Much of our comments debate about RapeLay over the past few days has revolved around one question raised by many: If graphic, violent dismemberment is permitted and even celebrated in video games, then why is rape considered completely off-limits?
And this act of dismemberment is poised under the art of free speech.
The country in an advanced stage of dismemberment is Belgium.
Finally, for a Druid holiday celebration, attend the art happening at the Steve Allen Theater to observe "the ritual known as the dismemberment of the bull."
Do you agree with the author that his dismemberment was an attempt to purge himself of "unsavory" thoughts and deeds?
They consequently have a morbid fear of dismemberment, which is why I devised this punishment as a means of discouraging rebellion among the Indian slaves.
Grey called the dismemberment of European South Africa.
(sometimes called a dismemberment of ownership) was a constituted right in the property of another, whereby the owner was bound to suffer something, or abstain from doing something, with respect to his property, for the utility of some other person or thing.