Definitions for lancinateˈlæn səˌneɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lan•ci•nateˈlæn səˌneɪt(v.t.)-nat•ed, -nat•ing.

  1. to stab or pierce.

Origin of lancinate:

1595–1605; < L lancinātus, ptp. of lancināre to tear to pieces

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cutting, keen, knifelike, piercing, stabbing, lancinate, lancinating(adj)

    painful as if caused by a sharp instrument

    "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain"


  1. lancinate(Verb)

    To pierce or stab (as with a lance), to lance.

Anagrams of lancinate

  1. cantilena


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