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Definition of "encompassment" [en•com•pass•ment]

  • The act of surrounding, or the state of being surrounded. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "encompassment" in a sentence
  • "It's not so much a truly original story with regards to the subject matter, but the global encompassment, coupled with the avoidance of being violently gratuitous make for a one-of-a-kind book."
  • "The woman's vagina is penetrable and engulfing, her menstrual blood is a primary abject pollutant, while her capacity to give birth raises the subject's terror of encompassment and subsequent loss of self."
  • "She hesitated, moved her hips so that her body curved behind me, thighs warm and round against mine, offering encompassment and refuge."
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