expunction

[ik-spuhngk-shuh n]

noun

the act of expunging; erasure.

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Origin of expunction

1600–10; < Late Latin expūnctiōn- (stem of expūnctiō) a blotting out, equivalent to Latin expūnct(us) blotted out (past participle of expungere to expunge) + -iōn- -ion
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