noun ad·vo·lu·tion \ˌad-və-ˈlü-shən\

Definition of advolution



  1. :  a rolling toward something :  growth or development toward —contrasted with evolution

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Origin and Etymology of advolution

Latin advolutus (past participle of advolvere to roll to, from ad- + volvere to roll) + English -ion — more at well

First Known Use: circa 1727

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to criticize severely

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