Noun Vastation Definition and Examples


Noun:

Vastation

Pronunciation:

/vaˈsteɪʃ(ə)n/

Definition:
1.

noun

The purification of someone or something by the destruction of evil qualities or elements; spiritual purgation.
  1. 'Reaching this point of powerlessness - of emptiness - is the vastation that Swedenborg talks about.'
Devastation.
    ((n.) A laying waste; waste; depopulation; devastation.)


    Origin:
    Mid 16th century: from Latin vastatio(n-), from vastare ‘lay waste’.

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