Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of eviscerating.
  • noun In ophthalmol., removal of the internal parts of the eyeball, the sclerotic coat being left.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective A disemboweling.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A disemboweling; the removal of viscera
  • noun A vigorous verbal assault

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun surgical removal of an organ (or the contents of an organ) from a patient
  • noun the act of removing the bowels or viscera; the act of cutting so as to cause the viscera to protrude
  • noun altering something (as a legislative act or a statement) in such a manner as to reduce its value

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Examples

  • Clearly, when evisceration is on the agenda, Obama's DOJ is able to find the right hyena to do it.

    Who Obama Picks To Keep Doing Bush's Work For Him

  • Clearly, when evisceration is on the agenda, Obama's DOJ is able to find the right hyena to do it.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • As Chen and DeStefano demonstrated with their 839-word evisceration, the shortcomings of the Lancet paper went far beyond the limitations of the way its data had been collected.

    The Panic Virus

  • As Chen and DeStefano demonstrated with their 839-word evisceration, the shortcomings of the Lancet paper went far beyond the limitations of the way its data had been collected.

    The Panic Virus

  • As Chen and DeStefano demonstrated with their 839-word evisceration, the shortcomings of the Lancet paper went far beyond the limitations of the way its data had been collected.

    The Panic Virus

  • I'm going to exercise all my self-restraint to stop myself turning this over-by-over into a 10,000 word evisceration of First Great Western trains, who in the last six hours have managed to sap out all the festive cheer I've built up over the last four days like a starving mongrel sucking marrow from an old bone.

    The Ashes 2010: Australia v England – day three live! | Andy Bull and Rob Smyth

  • The staffers 'workload had been cut dramatically because of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's "evisceration" of Iraq's top anti-corruption office, he said.

    Former Officials Allege

  • Rumsfeld's press office had put together a joke video for the occasion, built around the "evisceration" clip.

    The Night of the Generals

  • " He refers to the pretty student who asked him if the evisceration was his case.

    Predator

  • “Now you can unzip him and see if you really do like evisceration.”

    Slice Of Cherry

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  • Mr Wolff's scalding to death hadn't been pretty, and Wee Willie Winkie's evisceration wasn't exactly Sunday lunch conversation.

    The Fourth Bear by Jasper Fforde.

    September 2, 2008