[dis-fig-yer-muh nt; British dis-fig-er-muh nt]
Origin of disfigurement
Also called dis·fig·ur·a·tion.
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Examples from the Web for disfiguration
The Comprachicos had a genius for disfiguration which recommended them to state policy.The Man Who Laughs
The wounds were now closed, but the disfiguration was permanent.
On it was the same look he had lately seen on Anna-Felicitas's, shining through in spite of the disfiguration of her tears.Christopher and Columbus
Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
These pats must remain firm and hard and show no signs of distortion, checking, cracking, or disfiguration.
From the man who caused the disfiguration of his visage he has exacted a terrible retribution.The Lone Ranche
Captain Mayne Reid
- something that disfigures
- the act of disfiguring or the state of being disfigured
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Word Origin and History for disfiguration
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