despoilment

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despoil +‎ -ment

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despoilment (countable and uncountable, plural despoilments)

  1. The act of despoiling; a plundering; despoliation.
    • 1994: Noah M. Lemos, Intrinsic Value
      On such a view, the despoilment of pristine wilderness is the loss of something intrinsically good.

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