embalmment

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

embalm +‎ -ment

Noun[edit]

embalmment (countable and uncountable, plural embalmments)

  1. The process of embalming.
    • 2009 February 20, Nicolai Ouroussoff, “Boxy to Bold: A Concert Hall Busts Out”, New York Times:
      In doing so, they suggest a way forward for a city in which preservation is all too often a form of embalmment.