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Definition of "inhumation" [in•hu•ma•tion]

  • The act of burial. (noun)
  • The act of burying vessels in warm earth in order to expose their contents to a steady moderate heat; the state of being thus exposed. (noun)
  • Arenation (noun)

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Use "inhumation" in a sentence
  • "Death isn’t good for profits, you see, and self-inhumation is taken very seriously."
  • "Like the others she had seen, this was no careful inhumation, but the hurried concealment of a crime."
  • "One of the funerary practices in widespread use by the early English ‘Anglo-Saxons’, before they converted to Christianity, was inhumation burial with grave goods."