Origin of disintegration
Examples from the Web for disintegration
“Because of the disintegration of the USSR we lost Odessa [on the Black Sea] and a part of the Baltic,” one said.Putin’s Dream of Empire Doesn’t Stop at Crimea, Or Even Ukraine
March 23, 2014
“That would be a big step forward in the disintegration of the European Union,” Soros said.George Soros Predicts Ukraine Could Ruin The EU
March 14, 2014
Absent a cohesive political strategy, the likely outcome is disintegration—and chaos.Why Egypt Is Too Big to Fail
Rep. Jane Harman
June 14, 2013
This formula—"you're sovereign, so you're responsible"—is a recipe for disintegration.Can The Peace Camp Cope With 'Fragility'?
May 13, 2013
Last month I warned that the disintegration of the European Union was more likely than the death of the euro.Niall Ferguson: Great Britain Saves Itself by Rejecting the EU
December 10, 2011
I should not have a rag of a feeling left, after my disintegration—with his—was complete.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
Their posts were centers of disintegration among the savages.The Frontier in American History
Frederick Jackson Turner
My sunset World—all of it—is in process of change, of disintegration, of dissolution.A Daughter of the Middle Border
Mach says that disintegration takes place in times of peace.The Psychology of Nations
The disintegration of his party was as complete as the collapse of its issues.The New Nation
Frederic L. Paxson
Word Origin and History for disintegration
1796, noun of action from disintegrate.
- The breaking up of the component parts of a substance, as in catabolism or decay.
- The disorganization or disruption of mental processes in mental illness.
- The natural or induced transformation of an atomic nucleus from a more massive to a less massive configuration by the emission of particles or radiation.