despoliation despoliation


  • (n) the act of stripping and taking by force


  1. Yet attempts to halt the despoliation have been, in most cases, limited and local.
  2. They have also been marked by one pessimistic report after another on man's despoliation of his home planet.
  3. The eco-theologians argue that man's despoliation of nature has drawn encouragement in part from mistaken or misapplied Christian concepts.
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languish languish
/ˈlæŋɡ wɪʃ /