eviscerate adj : having been disembowelled
1 surgically remove a part of a structure or an organ [syn: resect]
2 remove the contents of; "eviscerate the stomach"
4 take away a vital or essential part of; "the compromise among the parties eviscerated the bill that had been proposed"
- To disembowel, to remove the viscera.
- To destroy or make
- ''The statement by the Trial Court, informing the accused that he had the option either to make a plea of not guilty, or if he made an insanity plea, upon conviction, to be put under a punishment for an enormously long period of time far in excess of that which he would be penalized by a conviction, was, in my opinion, an effective evisceration of the accused's rights under the law. –Phillis 22 in Paul Robinson's Instrument of God.''
- Elicit the essence of.
- In the context of "transitive|surgery": Remove the contents of an eyeball.
- In the context of "intransitive|of viscera": to protrude through a surgical incision.
- second-person plural indicative present of eviscerare
- second-person plural imperative of eviscerare
Evisceration is the removal of viscera, (internal organs, especially those in the abdominal cavity). This can refer to:
abate, attenuate, blunt, bowel, cramp, cripple, damp, dampen, deaden, debilitate, devitalize, disembowel, draw, dull, enervate, enfeeble, exhaust, extenuate, gruel, gut, lay low, mitigate, paunch, rattle, reduce, sap, shake, shake up, soften up, unbrace, undermine, unman, unnerve, unstrengthen, unstring, weaken