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Meaning of DECAPITATION

Pronunciation:  dik`aput'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  killing by cutting off the head
  2. [n]  execution by cutting off the victim's head
 

DECAPITATION is a 12 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: beheading
 
 See Also: capital punishment, death penalty, executing, execution, kill, killing, putting to death

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*cap`i*ta"tion\, n. [LL. decapitatio: cf. F.
d['e]capitation.]
The act of beheading; beheading.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are decapitated indicates that you are not thinking clearly are are refusing to see the truth. You need to confront the situation or the person despite the pain and discomfort you might feel in doing so. The dream also suggests that you have the tendency to act before you think.
 

 

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