noun syph·i·li·za·tion \ˌsifələ̇ˈzāshən\

Definition of syphilization



  1. 1 :  the condition of being infected with syphilis

  2. 2 :  the act or process of inoculating with the spirochete (Treponema pallidum)

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Origin and Etymology of syphilization

French syphilisation, from syphiliser + -ation

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to criticize severely

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