lapidification love

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act or process of lapidifying; fossilization; petrifaction.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of lapidifying; fossilization; petrifaction.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Petrifaction; the process of conversion into stone.

Etymologies

Compare French lapidification. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 'Monumental, monolithic, granitic,' wrote Leonard Woolf; 'It was the strange combination of great beauty and feminine charm with a kind of lapidification of character and her caustic humour which made her such a fascinating person.'

    The Madonna of Bloomsbury

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