Eviscerates



[verb ih-vis-uh-reyt; adjective ih-vis-er-it, -uh-reyt] /verb ɪˈvɪs əˌreɪt; adjective ɪˈvɪs ər ɪt, -əˌreɪt/

verb (used with object), eviscerated, eviscerating.
1.
to remove the entrails from; disembowel:
to eviscerate a chicken.
2.
to deprive of vital or essential parts:
The censors eviscerated the book to make it inoffensive to the leaders of the party.
3.
Surgery. to remove the contents of (a body organ).
/ɪˈvɪsəˌreɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to remove the internal organs of; disembowel
2.
(transitive) to deprive of meaning or significance
3.
(transitive) (surgery) to remove the contents of (the eyeball or other organ)
4.
(intransitive) (surgery) (of the viscera) to protrude through a weakened abdominal incision after an operation
adjective
5.
having been disembowelled
v.

c.1600 (figurative); 1620s (literal), from Latin evisceratus, past participle of eviscerare “to disembowel,” from ex- “out” (see ex-) + viscera “internal organs.” Sometimes used 17c. in figurative sense of “to bring out the deepest secrets of.” Related: Eviscerated; eviscerating.

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