From abacinate + -ion
abacination (plural abacinations)
- The act of abacinating, of blinding with the light from hot metal
1902, James Meeker Ludlow, Incentives for Life, Personal and Public, page 144:
- That blind general lost his sight by the process of abacination.
1994, Gene Wolfe, Sword & Citadel, →ISBN, page 134:
- I, who had seen so many brandings and abacinations, and had even used the iron myself (among the billion things I recall perfectly is the flesh of Morwenna's cheeks blistering), could scarcely force myself to go and look at him.