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IMPALEMENT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does impalement mean? 

IMPALEMENT (noun)
  The noun IMPALEMENT has 1 sense:

1. the act of piercing with a sharpened stake as a form of punishment or torture

  Familiarity information: IMPALEMENT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


IMPALEMENT (noun)


Sense 1impalement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of piercing with a sharpened stake as a form of punishment or torture

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("impalement" is a kind of...):

cruelty; inhuman treatment (a cruel act; a deliberate infliction of pain and suffering)


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