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Synonyms for erasure
ɪˈreɪ ʃərera·sure

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  1. erasurenoun

    cancellation, canceling, wipe, cancelling, blankness, deletion, cancelation, erase, obliteration, obliterate, delete

  2. erasurenoun

    The action of erasing; deletion; obliteration.

    deletion, obliterate, canceling, cancellation, delete, wipe, cancelling, obliteration, blankness, erase, cancelation

  3. erasurenoun

    The state of having been erased; total blankness.

    cancelation, canceling, cancelling, obliteration, delete, cancellation, deletion, obliterate, blankness, erase, wipe

Princeton's WordNet

  1. erasurenoun

    a correction made by erasing

    "there were many erasures in the typescript"

    expunging, expunction

  2. erasurenoun

    a surface area where something has been erased

    "another word had been written over the erasure"

    expunging, expunction

  3. expunction, expunging, erasurenoun

    deletion by an act of expunging or erasing

    expunging, expunction

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. erasurenoun

    obliteration, scratching out, rasure

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. erasurenoun

    expunging, erasion, obliteration

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  1. Dahlia Belle:

    Given Chappelle's undeniable cultural impact, Dave Chappelle insistence on my erasure is deeply painful and feels like a betrayal.

  2. Sutton King:

    It was devastating to get on social media the next day and see (the posts) had been taken down, this is contributing to the erasure we are systematically trying to fight right now.

  3. Melanie Willingham-Jaggers:

    Transgender youth are more likely to consider suicide than their peers, and experience other mental health crises which are exacerbated when they face this kind of stigma and erasure in the classroom.

  4. Scott C. Holstad:

    I want the guilt hatred hostility shame violence perfectionism biases humanity to flee, jump off the Terminal Island bridge. How many times have I laid next to you in bed with my arms around you wanting to blow my brains out? My grave marks my preference, my erasure, my wholeness.

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