Etymology
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expunction (n.)

"act of expunging or erasing, removal by erasure, a blotting out or leaving out," c. 1600, from Latin expunctionem (nominative expunctio), noun of action from past-participle stem of expungere "prick out, blot out, mark for deletion" (see expunge).

updated on April 28, 2020

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Definitions of expunction from WordNet

expunction (n.)
deletion by an act of expunging or erasing;
Synonyms: expunging / erasure
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