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Definitions for eviscerate
ɪˈvɪs əˌreɪt; -ər ɪt, -əˌreɪtevis·cer·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eviscerateverb

    having been disembowelled

  2. resect, eviscerateverb

    surgically remove a part of a structure or an organ

  3. eviscerateverb

    remove the contents of

    "eviscerate the stomach"

  4. disembowel, eviscerate, drawverb

    remove the entrails of

    "draw a chicken"

  5. eviscerateverb

    take away a vital or essential part of

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


  1. eviscerateverb

    To disembowel, to remove the viscera.

  2. eviscerateverb

    To destroy or make ineffectual or meaningless.

  3. eviscerateverb

    To elicit the essence of.

  4. eviscerateverb

    To remove a bodily organ or its contents.

  5. eviscerateverb

    To protrude through a surgical incision.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eviscerateverb

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

    Etymology: [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.]

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  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

Examples of eviscerate in a Sentence

  1. Sunny Hostin:

    What I think this country needed to see is that a woman can stand toe-to-toe with Donald Trump on a debate stage and eviscerate him, she gave us that moment. I am clear in my mind that she can him on.

  2. Andrew Yang:

    I've seen politicians publicly eviscerate each other and then act collegial or friendly backstage a few minutes later. A lot of it is theatre, perhaps it's the nature of my upbringing, but I'm actually more comfortable trying to fix the system than being a part of it.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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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