excoriation (Meaning)

Wordnet

excoriation (n)

an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

severe censure

Webster

excoriation (n.)

The act of excoriating or flaying, or state of being excoriated, or stripped of the skin; abrasion.

Stripping of possession; spoliation.

excoriation Sentence Examples

  1. The child's skin exhibited extensive excoriation due to relentless scratching.
  2. The veterinarian diagnosed the dog with severe excoriation resulting from persistent chewing.
  3. After a rough day of gardening, the gardener's hands were covered in minor excoriations.
  4. The excoriation on the patient's leg was a concerning sign of a potential infection.
  5. The dermatologist advised the patient to avoid harsh chemicals that could cause further excoriation.
  6. The runner's constant rubbing of their shoes against their skin caused excoriation on their ankles.
  7. The excoriation on the statue's surface was a testament to its age and the passage of time.
  8. The mechanic's hands bore the marks of excoriation from years of working with rough tools.
  9. The pet owner sought veterinary care for their cat's excoriation, which was a result of excessive self-grooming.
  10. The hiker's exposed skin suffered excoriation from the harsh winds and abrasive vegetation.

FAQs About the word excoriation

an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off, severe censureThe act of excoriating or flaying, or state of being excoriated, or stripped of the skin; abra

censure,condemnation, reprimand, stricture, lecture, criticism, castigation, reproach, rebuke, punishment

praise, endorsement, praise,endorsement, acclamation, honor, citation, citation, indorsement, tribute

The child's skin exhibited extensive excoriation due to relentless scratching.

The veterinarian diagnosed the dog with severe excoriation resulting from persistent chewing.

After a rough day of gardening, the gardener's hands were covered in minor excoriations.

The excoriation on the patient's leg was a concerning sign of a potential infection.