deperition

noun
dep·​er·​i·​tion | \ ˌdepəˈrishən \
plural -s

Definition of deperition

archaic
: destructive process : waste and wear

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History and Etymology for deperition

Medieval Latin deperitus (past participle of deperire to perish, from Latin de- + perire to perish) + English -ion

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“Deperition.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deperition. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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