Definition of abortionist in English:


Syllabification: a·bor·tion·ist
Pronunciation: /əˈbôrSHənist


  • A person who carries out abortions (typically applied to someone not working in a hospital, or used to convey disapproval of abortion).
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    • All three are abortionists who specialize in late abortions.
    • I can tell you what will happen - these young girls will ultimately either go nowhere and end up pregnant, and end up in some backyard abortionist having an abortion carried out in un-sterile conditions.
    • It just haunted me that people could get to a place where bombing clinics or shooting abortionists is seen as anything other than an atrocity.

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