disjection

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin disjicere, disjectum ‎(to throw asunder, disperse), from dis- + jacere ‎(to throw).

Noun[edit]

disjection ‎(countable and uncountable, plural disjections)

  1. destruction; dispersion
    • Bishop Horsley
      a very striking image of the sudden disjection of Pharaoh's host