Origin of disintegration
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Examples from the Web for disintegrations
But I had no intention of adding invalidism to my other disintegrations.Black Oxen
Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
Many disturbances and disintegrations of the personality must presently fall to be discussed.Human Personality and its Survival of Bodily Death
Frederick W. H. Myers
You were about to further explain the good results proceeding from the erosions and disintegrations effected by the Third Degree.The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
They benefit us by producing fermentations and disintegrations of soils that prepare them for plant food.Reading the Weather
Thomas Morris Longstreth
Word Origin and History for disintegrations
1796, noun of action from disintegrate.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- 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.
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