Disseveration Dis*sev`er*a"tion, n. The act of disserving; disseverance. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • disseveration — noun The act of disserving; disseverance …   Wiktionary

  • disseveration — dis·severation …   English syllables

  • disseveration — “+ noun ( s) Etymology: dissever + ation : disseverance …   Useful english dictionary

  • dissever — disseverance, disseverment, disseveration, n. /di sev euhr/, v.t. 1. to sever; separate. 2. to divide into parts. v.i. 3. to part; separate. [1250 1300; ME des(s)everen < OF dessevrer < LL disseparare, equiv. to L dis DIS 1 + separare to… …   Universalium

  • dissever — late 13c., from Anglo Fr. deseverer, O.Fr. dessevrer (10c.), from des (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + sevrer (see SEVER (Cf. sever)). Related: Dissevered; dissevering; disseverance; disseveration …   Etymology dictionary

  • disconnection — n 1. severence, cut off, disseverance, disseverment, disseveration; division, Archaic. divide, partition, part, split, cleave; breaking up or off, parting, separation, split up, divorce. 2. discontinuity, gap, break, hiatus, disruption,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • disjunction — n separation, disseverance, dissever ment, disseveration, disconnection, detachment, division, disjuncture; severance, cleavage, cleft, breach, rent, split, break, breakage, fracture, crack; disunion, disunity, noncohesion, noncohesiveness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • dissolution — n 1. separation, resolution, severance, disseverance, disseverment, disseveration, disconnection, detachment, division, parting, disjunction, disjuncture; divorce, disengagement, disassociation, disunion, break up, Inf. bust up; untying,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • retrenchment — n 1. reduction, reducing, decrease, decreasing, diminution, diminishing, subtracting, sub duction, subducting, loss, lessening, shortening, contraction, contracting, decline, cutback, rollback, decrement, decrescence, depression, abridgment,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • dissever — /dɪˈsɛvə/ (say di sevuh) verb (t) 1. to sever; separate. 2. to divide into parts. –verb (i) 3. to part; separate. –disseverance, disseverment, disseveration /dɪˌsɛvəˈreɪʃən/ (say di.sevuh rayshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

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