Definition of Expunction

1. Noun. Deletion by an act of expunging or erasing.

Exact synonyms: Erasure, Expunging
Generic synonyms: Deletion
Derivative terms: Erase, Erase, Expunge, Expunge



Definition of Expunction

1. n. The act of expunging or erasing; the condition of being expunged.

Definition of Expunction

1. Noun. The act of expunging or erasing. ¹

2. Noun. The condition of being expunged. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Expunction

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Expunction

expuition
expulsatory
expulse
expulsed
expulses
expulsing
expulsion
expulsionism
expulsionist
expulsionists
expulsions
expulsive
expulsive pains
expunct
expuncted
expunction (current term)
expunctions
expuncts
expunge
expunged
expungement
expungements
expunger
expungers
expunges
expunging
expurgate
expurgated
expurgates
expurgating

Literary usage of Expunction

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1. The Indian Calendar: With Tables for the Conversion of Hindu and Muhammadan by Robert Sewell, Śaṅkara Bālakr̥shṇa Dīkshita (1896)
"So that one expunction is due in every period of 85^ solar years. ... Indeed if there were no such practice there would be no occasion for an expunction. ..."

2. Seven Decades of the Union: The Humanities and Materialism, Illustrated by a by Henry Alexander Wise (1881)
"... of the Senate—"Three Millions Bill"—Action of Virginia Legislature on expunction—Mr. BW Leigh—Mr. Tyler's Resignation of his Seat in the Senate, ..."

3. The History of Party: From the Rise of the Whig and Tory Factions, in the by George Wingrove Cooke (1837)
"... Rockingham administration—Pacification of Ireland—Economical reform—expunction of the votes upon the Middlesex election —Parliamentary reform—Opinions ..."

4. Patent and Trade Mark Laws of the World by Berthold Singer (1911)
"... or, if the expunction cannot otherwise be effected, the goods or the vessels or the wrappers containing the same shall be destroyed, providing they are ..."

5. History of Methodism in Texas by Homer S. Thrall (1872)
"... to nse the language of the journal, "the expunction of the rule against buying men, women, and children, with an intention to enslave them. ..."

6. Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: From Gales and by United States Congress, Thomas Hart Benton (1860)
"But it is said that the present resolution does not contemplate an actual expunction or obliteration of the passage, but merely a typical one. ..."

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