Expunction definition

ĭk-spŭngkshən, -spŭngshən
The act of expunging or the condition of being expunged.

Expunction of the records of the crime.

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An expunging or being expunged.
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The act of expunging or erasing.
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The condition of being expunged.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
expunction
Plural:
expunctions

Origin of expunction

  • Late Latin expūnctiō expūnctiōn- execution from Latin expūnctus past participle of expungere to strike out expunge

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition