Definition of abreption in English:

abreption

noun

rare, literary
  • The action of snatching something away; sudden seizure; complete separation or removal; an instance of this.

Origin

Mid 16th century. From post-classical Latin abreption-, abreptio action of snatching away (636 in Isidore; also in an undated inscription) from classical Latin abrept-, past participial stem of abripere + -iō.

Pronunciation:

abreption

/əˈbrɛpʃn/