Origin of excrement
OTHER WORDS FROM excrementex·cre·men·tous [ek-skruh-men-tuhs], /ˌɛk skrəˈmɛn təs/, adjective
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How to use excrement in a sentence
One army surgeon at the Battle of Vicksburg said that by late 1863, the soldiers had given up so much on basic hygiene that “human excrement has been promiscuously deposited in every direction.”As U.S. COVID-19 Deaths Top the Civil War’s Toll, We're Repeating Disease History|Rachel Lance|August 14, 2021|Time
In the 1930’s, the supply of birds started declining, and they brought him in, as he said, “to augment the increment of excrement.”Two (Totally Opposite) Ways to Save the Planet (Ep. 346 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|July 29, 2021|Freakonomics
Ask any neuroscientist 20 years ago if gut bug excrement could slow down an untreatable brain disease, and they’d brush off the idea without a second thought.
They’re a cornerstone of our global economy but also carry our trash and excrement.
“If our skin is exposed, it can easily come in contact with bat excrement and contaminated matter, which means this is quite risky,” says Tian Junhua, one of the bat hunters.Covid-19 live updates: CDC director urges teens to get vaccinated|Katerina Ang, Erin Cunningham, Paulina Firozi, Hannah Knowles|June 4, 2021|Washington Post
There is found no Excrement in the Case, but the two Skins only, just now mentioned.
Borne down by numbers, by superior force, by brute matter, he finds in his soul an expression: "Excrement!"Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
Excrement, eks′kre-ment, n. useless matter discharged from the animal system: dung.
Excrement was allowed to remain in and around the houses indefinitely, or was thrown into the streets regardless of consequences.Industrial Cuba|Robert P. Porter