Ingurgitation In*gur`gi*ta"tion, n. [L. ingurgitatio: cf. F. ingurgitation.] The act of swallowing greedily or immoderately; that which is so swallowed. --E. Darwin. [1913 Webster]

He drowned his stomach and senses with a large draught and ingurgitation of wine. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • ingurgitation — [ ɛ̃gyrʒitasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1818; h. 1488; bas lat. ingurgitatio ♦ Rare Action d ingurgiter. Engraisser des oies par ingurgitation. ⊗ CONTR. Régurgitation. ● ingurgitation nom féminin (bas latin ingurgitatio, onis) Action d ingurgiter.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ingurgitation — (ˌ)in, ən+ noun Etymology: Late Latin ingurgitation , ingurgitatio, from Latin ingurgitatus + ion , io ion : the act of devouring or swallowing basically Puritan foundations were undermined by the ingurgitation of German transcendentalism Oskar… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ingurgitation — noun see ingurgitate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • INGURGITATION — n. f. Action d’introduire un liquide dans la gorge …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • ingurgitation — See ingurgitate. * * * …   Universalium

  • ingurgitation — (in gur ji ta sion) s. f. Action d introduire un liquide dans la gorge. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. ingurgitationem, de ingurgitare (voy. ingurgiter) …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • ingurgitation — in·gurgitation …   English syllables

  • ingurgitate — ingurgitation, n. /in gerr ji tayt /, v., ingurgitated, ingurgitating. v.t. 1. to swallow greedily or in great quantity, as food. 2. to engulf; swallow up: The floodwaters ingurgitated trees and houses. v.i. 3. to drink or eat greedily; guzzle;… …   Universalium

  • ingurgitaţie — INGURGITÁŢIE, ingurgitaţii, s.f. (Rar) Ingurgitare. – Din fr. ingurgitation. Trimis de valeriu, 21.07.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  INGURGITÁŢIE s.f. Ingurgitare. [< fr. ingurgitation]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 31.07.2006. Sursa: DN  INGURGITÁŢIE s. f …   Dicționar Român

  • ingurgitate — transitive verb ( tated; tating) Etymology: Latin ingurgitatus, past participle of ingurgitare, from in + gurgit , gurges whirlpool more at voracious Date: circa 1570 to swallow greedily or in large quantities ; guzzle • ingurgitation noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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