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Meaning of "dismemberment" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DISMEMBERMENT

dismemberment  [dɪsˈmembəmənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DISMEMBERMENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dismemberment is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DISMEMBERMENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

dismemberment

Dismemberment

Dismemberment is the act of cutting, tearing, pulling, wrenching or otherwise removing the limbs of a living thing. It has been practised upon human beings as a form of capital punishment, can occur as a result of a traumatic accident, or in connection with murder, suicide, or cannibalism. As opposed to surgical amputation of the limbs, dismemberment is often fatal to all but the simplest of creatures. In criminology, a distinction is made between offensive and defensive dismemberment. Intentional, criminal dismemberment is known as mayhem.

Definition of dismemberment in the English dictionary

The definition of dismemberment in the dictionary is Dismemberment is the cutting or pulling into pieces of a body. Other definition of dismemberment is Dismemberment is the breaking up into smaller parts of a country or organization.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DISMEMBERMENT


cumberment
ˈkʌmbəmənt
disarmament
dɪsˈɑːməmənt
disencumberment
ˌdɪsɪnˈkʌmbəmənt
empowerment
ɪmˈpaʊəmənt
encumberment
ɪnˈkʌmbəmənt
filament
ˈfɪləmənt
impairment
ɪmˈpɛəmənt
instrument
ˈɪnstrəmənt
measurement
ˈmɛʒəmənt
measurements
ˈmɛʒəmənt
ornament
ˈɔːnəmənt
parlement
ˈpɑːləmənt
parliament
ˈpɑːləmənt
procurement
prəˈkjʊəmənt
requirement
rɪˈkwaɪəmənt
retirement
rɪˈtaɪəmənt
temperament
ˈtɛmpərəmənt
testament
ˈtɛstəmənt
tournament
ˈtʊənəmənt
virement
ˈvaɪəmənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DISMEMBERMENT

dismay
dismayed
dismayedness
dismayful
dismayfully
dismaying
dismayingly
dismayl
dismember
dismemberer
dismiss
dismissal
dismissible
dismission
dismissive
dismissively
dismissory
dismoded
dismount
dismountable

WORDS THAT END LIKE DISMEMBERMENT

a visual impairment
accouterment
advertisement
betterment
bewilderment
conferment
debarment
devourment
disbarment
disempowerment
disinterment
endangerment
endearment
ferment
garment
interment
reckless endangerment
torment
undergarment
visual impairment
wonderment

Synonyms and antonyms of dismemberment in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «dismemberment» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DISMEMBERMENT

Find out the translation of dismemberment to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dismemberment from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dismemberment» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

肢解
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

desmembramiento
570 millions of speakers

English

dismemberment
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बहिष्कार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تقطيع أوصال
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

расчленение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

desmembramento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিভাজন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

démembrement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pemecatan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zerstückelung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

四肢切断
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사지 절단
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dismemberment
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phân chia
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

துண்டாக்குதல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विच्छेदन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

parçalama
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

smembramento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rozczłonkowanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розчленовування
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dezmembrare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διαμελισμός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verbrokkeling
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

stympningen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lemlesting
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dismemberment

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DISMEMBERMENT»

The term «dismemberment» is regularly used and occupies the 75.115 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DISMEMBERMENT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «dismemberment» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «dismemberment» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dismemberment

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DISMEMBERMENT»

Discover the use of dismemberment in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dismemberment and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Dismemberment of Orpheus: Toward a Postmodern Literature
In this book, the first edition of which was published in 1971 by Oxford University Press, Ihab Hassan takes Orphic dismemberment and regeneration as his metaphor for a radical crisis in art and language, culture and consciousness, which ...
Ihab Habib Hassan, 1982
2
Stages of Dismemberment: The Fragmented Body in Late ...
The other story concerns the tendency of the theater to expose contingencies and gaps in politico-judicial practices of spectacular violence.
Margaret E. Owens, 2005
3
Death, Dismemberment, and Memory: Body Politics in Latin America
Early examples discussed in this book include Cuauhtémoc, the Aztec ruler executed by Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés in 1524, and Túpac Amaru, the rebel Inca ruler executed by a Spanish viceroy in Peru in 1572.
Lyman L. Johnson, 2004
4
Dismemberment in Drama / Dismemberment of Drama
The Classical Tragedies of Sophocles and Euripides, the Romanticism of Kleist, the surrealism of Artaud, and the contemporary drama of Suzan-Lori Parks and Marina Carr are just some of the fractured and fragmented bodies analyzed in this ...
Lance Norman, 2008
5
Dismemberment
A new collection of poems. Some have appeared in the Listener, Sport, North and South, Trout, New Zealand Books and Glottis. Kapka Kassabova won the 1998 New Zealand Society of Authors Award for the Best First Book of Poetry.
Kapka Kassabova, 1998
6
When Angels Wept: The Rebirth and Dismemberment of Poland ...
It recounts the story of an individual family caught in the brutal insanity of the Nazi occupation, and the destruction of the Polish state by Germany's war machine.
Jan S. Prybyla, 2010
7
Forensic Anthropology: Case Studies from Europe
dismemberment of a human body is not rare; every forensic pathologist occasionally has to assess body parts and remains that have been dismembered . There are two kinds of dismemberment. Most of them are performed with a view to ...
Megan B. Brickley, Roxana Ferllini, 2007
8
Railroad Efficiency and Dismemberment. Testimony of Mr. J. ...
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Kruttschnitt Julius, 2009
9
Appendix to Journals of Senate and Assembly
Permanent total disabilities — Dismemberment Permanent total disabilities other than dismemberment Permanent partial disabilities — Dismemberment Permanent partial disabilities other than dismemberment Temporary partial and ...
Nevada (Terr.). Legislative Assembly, 1917
10
Report
__ 4 ______ __ Permanent partial disabilities other than dismemberment ............. .. _- 3 3 Temporary ... _- , 2.522.62 1 1. 133.10 Temporary total disabilities in connection with or following permanent 1 1 partial disabilities—Dismemberment  ...
Nevada Industrial Commission, 1917

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DISMEMBERMENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dismemberment is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The Brittas Empire returns: but what other sitcoms could work in …
If it works – and arguably, tastes have advanced enough for people to warm to a mainstream sitcom that includes the chainsaw dismemberment ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
A Colorado Coal Mining Town Struggles to Define Its Future - The …
... it has been shut down since a collapse and underground fire in December 2012, with just nine employees left to manage its dismemberment. «New York Times, Jul 15»
3
SPIN Overlooked Albums Report: Hop Along Gives Us Palpitations …
She proves her survivor status over and over throughout, introducing Painted Shut with the casual kookiness of Dismemberment Plan's Travis ... «SPIN, Jul 15»
4
Peshmerga Do Not Abuse IS Militants' Dead Bodies - BasNews
“The extremists were killed mostly by airstrikes which often results in dismemberment.” He admitted that the Peshmerga must stop posting ... «BasNews, Jul 15»
5
The North Pole beckons Mr Modi | ASIANEWSNETWORK | :: The …
Of course, the rot began to set in the early days of the Soviet Union's dismemberment. That's when Indian carpetbaggers began making ... «Kathmandu Post, Jul 15»
6
Foreign workers suing Canadian companies for atrocities | Daily …
Rape, murder, dismemberment — these are just a few of the horrific allegations against Canadian mining operations in foreign countries. «Yahoo News Canada, Jul 15»
7
I love President Reagan, but this is something he was wrong about …
That includes confronting those who won't protect children from dismemberment or who vote to fund a group that enables sexual predators. «Live Action News, Jul 15»
8
Man seeks new trail in murder, dismemberment of New Orleans …
A man convicted in the death and dismemberment of a Bourbon Street dancer is seeking a new trial, citing a history of mental illness and three ... «Fox News, Jul 15»
9
Kansas Will Appeal Judge's Ruling Striking Ban on Dismemberment
The Kansas law would ban what it and anti-abortion groups call “dismemberment abortion,” using forceps, clamps, scissors or similar ... «LifeNews.com, Jul 15»
10
Kansas to Appeal After Judge Halts Law Banning 'Dismemberment
Sam Brownback, a Roman Catholic, signed SB 95 into law in early April, banning what is termed as “dismemberment abortions.” The bill ... «Christian News Network, Jul 15»

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