- the act of expunging; erasure.
Origin of expunction
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Examples from the Web for expunction
The scribe at first wrote wyerldes, but the l is marked for expunction.Chaucer's Works, Volume 2 (of 7)
Capell suggests that the lines he retains 'were second thoughts of the poet, and their original was meant for expunction.'The Works of William Shakespeare [Cambridge Edition] [Vol. 7 of 9]