resurrectionism


resurrectionism
'rezə'rekʃənɪzm n. practice of exhuming and stealing corpses, practice of body snatching

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • resurrectionism — [rez΄ə rek′shənīz΄əm] n. the stealing of bodies from graves, esp. for dissection …   English World dictionary

  • resurrectionism — /rez euh rek sheuh niz euhm/, n. the exhumation and stealing of dead bodies, esp. for dissection. [1855 60; RESURRECTION + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • resurrectionism — res·ur·rec·tion·ism …   English syllables

  • resurrectionism — /rɛzəˈrɛkʃənɪzəm/ (say rezuh rekshuhnizuhm) noun 1. belief in resurrection. 2. History exhuming and stealing of dead bodies, especially for dissection; body snatching …   Australian English dictionary

  • resurrectionism — ˌrezəˈrekshəˌnizəm noun ( s) Etymology: resurrection (I) + ism : the practice of body snatchers …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eugene Scott — Infobox Person name = Eugene Scott image size = caption = birth name = birth date = birth date|1929|8|14 birth place = Buhl, Idaho, USA death date = death date and age|2005|2|21|1929|8|14 death place = Glendale, California, USA death cause =… …   Wikipedia

  • resurrectionary — /rez euh rek sheuh ner ee/, adj. 1. pertaining to or of the nature of resurrection. 2. pertaining to resurrectionism. [1830 40; RESURRECTION + ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • resurrectionary — /rɛzəˈrɛkʃənəri/ (say rezuh rekshuhnuhree) adjective 1. relating to or of the nature of resurrection. 2. relating to resurrectionism …   Australian English dictionary

  • resurrectionary — ˌrezəˈrekshəˌnerē adjective Etymology: resurrection (I) + ary : constituting resurrection; also : of or relating to resurrectionism …   Useful english dictionary

  • res|ur|rec|tion|ar|y — «REHZ uh REHK shuh NEHR ee», adjective. 1. having to do with or of the nature of resurrection. 2. having to do with resurrectionism …   Useful english dictionary


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