What does eviscerate mean?

Definitions for eviscerateɪˈvɪs əˌreɪt; -ər ɪt, -əˌreɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word eviscerate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eviscerate(verb)

    having been disembowelled

  2. resect, eviscerate(verb)

    surgically remove a part of a structure or an organ

  3. eviscerate(verb)

    remove the contents of

    "eviscerate the stomach"

  4. disembowel, eviscerate, draw(verb)

    remove the entrails of

    "draw a chicken"

  5. eviscerate(verb)

    take away a vital or essential part of

    "the compromise among the parties eviscerated the bill that had been proposed"


  1. eviscerate(Verb)

    To disembowel, to remove the viscera.

  2. eviscerate(Verb)

    To destroy or make ineffectual or meaningless.

  3. eviscerate(Verb)

    To elicit the essence of.

  4. eviscerate(Verb)

    To remove a bodily organ or its contents.

  5. eviscerate(Verb)

    To protrude through a surgical incision.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eviscerate(verb)

    to take out the entrails of; to disembowel; to gut

  2. Origin: [L. evisceratus, p. p. of eviscerare to eviscerate; e out + viscera the bowels. See Viscera.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Eviscerate

    e-vis′ėr-āt, v.t. to tear out the viscera or bowels: to gut.—n. Eviscerā′tion. [L. e, out, viscera, the bowels.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eviscerate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eviscerate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. S. J. Perelman:

    The waiters' eyes sparkled and their pencils flew as she proceeded to eviscerate my wallet – paté, Whitstable oysters, a sole, and a favorite salad of the Nizam of Hyderabad made of shredded five-pound notes.

  2. Scott Stewart:

    What we saw was the Maliki government eviscerate the leadership of the Iraqi Army. When they continue with these anti-Sunni pogroms to get rid of … these people, it made it very difficult to keep any sort of cohesion.

  3. State John Kerry:

    These depraved acts are an assault on the heritage of the Iraqi and Syrian people by an organization with a bankrupt and toxic ideology, the Iraqi government recently nominated Nimrud to be placed on UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites. In contrast,( ISIS') twisted goal is clear : to eviscerate a culture and rewrite history in its own brutal image.

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Translations for eviscerate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • изкормвамBulgarian
  • eviscerateDanish
  • [[bedeutungslos]] [[machen]], entkräften, [[Organ]] [[entnehmen]], schwächen, ausweiden, ausnehmenGerman
  • desentrañar, destripar, eviscerarSpanish
  • اصلاح کردنPersian
  • leikata, kiteyttää, poistaa, suolistaa, mitätöidäFinnish
  • éviscérerFrench
  • բովանդակազրկելArmenian
  • 摘出するJapanese
  • verzwakken, ontweiden, uithollen, ontkrachten, ontdarmenDutch
  • eviscerateNorwegian
  • выхолащивать, опустошать, опорожнять, потрошить, вынимать внутренностиRussian
  • rensningSwedish

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