Evisceration - definition

noun

- surgical removal of an organ (or the contents of an organ) from a patient
- the act of removing the bowels or viscera; the act of cutting so as to cause the viscera to protrude (syn: disembowelment)
- altering something (as a legislative act or a statement) in such a manner as to reduce its value

the adoption of their amendments would have amounted to an evisceration of the act

Examples

the adoption of their amendments would have amounted to an evisceration of the act

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