1) N-UNCOUNT Dismemberment is the cutting or pulling into pieces of a body.
They found a scene of unbelievable horror involving bodies in various states of decay and dismemberment.2) N-UNCOUNT: oft N of n Dismemberment is the breaking up into smaller parts of a country or organization.
...the dismemberment of Pakistan and the creation of Bangladesh in 1971.
...the case for dismemberment or even abolition of the BBC.Syn:
English dictionary. 2008.