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- n. The process of becoming a fossil.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The process of becoming fossil.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of fossilizing or of becoming fossil; petrifaction.
But this doctrine of referring everything to the will of Allah takes away all stimulus to independent thought; it makes for apathy, improvidence, and mental fossilification.
Man has been described as a tool-making animal, but the burnous effectually counteracts that wholesome tendency; it is a mummifying vesture, a step in the direction of fossilification.
His hand was the finishing touch of fossilification.