Definition of exinanition in English:

exinanition

noun

  • 1Literary and technical. The action or process of emptying or exhausting something material or immaterial; the state of being emptied or exhausted, exhaustion.

  • 2Theology. Of Christ, with reference to Philippians 2:8.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Florio (1553–1625), author and teacher of languages. From (i) Middle French, French † exinanition.

Pronunciation

exinanition

/ɪkˌsɪnəˈnɪʃn//ɛkˌsɪnəˈnɪʃn/