exulceration

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin exulceratio: compare French exulcération.

Noun[edit]

exulceration (countable and uncountable, plural exulcerations)

  1. (obsolete) ulceration
    • 1719, John Quincy, Pharmacopœia Officinalis & Extemporanea: Or, a Compleat English Dispensatory, publ. A Bell (2nd ed., very much Improv'd), page 437.
      [] and thus it is likewiſe of ſervice in choletic Conſtitutions, and where the Shapneſs of Humours threatens Excoriations and Exulcerations.
  2. (obsolete) fretting; festering; soreness
    • 1594, Richard Hooker, The Second Booke of Ecclesiasticall Politie.
      Which exulceration of mind made him apt to take all occaſions of contradiction.