expergefaction

noun ex·per·ge·fac·tion \ek¦spərjə¦fakshən\

Definition of expergefaction

archaic

  1. :  awakening

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Origin and Etymology of expergefaction

Late Latin expergefaction-, expergefactio, from Latin expergefactus (past participle of expergefacere to awaken, from expergisci to become awake—from ex- 1ex- + -pergisci, from pergere to proceed, go on, from per through + regere to lead straight, guide, rule—+ facere to make, do) + -ion-, -io -ion — more at fare, right, do


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