plural -s
obsolete : a cutting off, through, or asunder : interruption, intersection
obsolete : a falling off : failing

Word History


Latin intercision-, intercisio, from intercisus (past participle of intercidere to cut apart, from inter- + -cidere —from caedere to cut, strike, beat) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Intercision.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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