occision

noun oc·ci·sion \ äkˈsizhən \

Definition of occision

plural -s
: slaughter
  • applauded their pitiless occision
  • —R. S. Ellery

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Origin and Etymology of occision

Middle English occisioun, from Middle French occision, from Latin occision-, occisio, from occisus (past participle of occidere to kill, from ob- + caedere to cut, strike, kill) + -ion-, -io -ion


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