verb (used with object), e·vis·cer·at·ed, e·vis·cer·at·ing.
Origin of eviscerate
Examples from the Web for eviscerate
If paying your taxes is compelled speech in support of the government, can the First Amendment be used to eviscerate taxes?The Supreme Court Turns the First Amendment Into a Weapon for Corporations|Sally Kohn|July 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Romney appeared ready to “eviscerate Obamacare,” in the words of one attendee.Mitt Romney Offers Campaign Messaging Preview for Donors|Shushannah Walshe|April 13, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Scientists are figuring out how to locate and eviscerate the worst moments of your life.
Is it their custom to kill the wounded and to eviscerate such of their fellows as suffer damage?Social Life in the Insect World|J. H. Fabre
It is decided to catch a trout, eviscerate him, and obtain internal and indisputable evidence.The So-called Human Race|Bert Leston Taylor
British Dictionary definitions for eviscerate
Word Origin for eviscerate
Word Origin and History for eviscerate
c.1600 (figurative); 1620s (literal), from Latin evisceratus, past participle of eviscerare "to disembowel," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + viscera "internal organs." Sometimes used 17c. in figurative sense of "to bring out the deepest secrets of." Related: Eviscerated; eviscerating.