Definition of abacination in English:

abacination

(also abbacination)

noun

  • The action of blinding a person by placing red-hot irons or reflective metal plates in front of the eyes; an instance of this.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From post-classical Latin abacinare abacinate + -ation. Compare Italian abbacinamento.

Pronunciation:

abacination

/əˌbas(ə)nˈeɪʃn//əˌbasɪˈneɪʃn/