verb (used with object), dis·fig·ured, dis·fig·ur·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM disfiguredis·fig·ur·er, nounun·dis·fig·ured, adjective
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Topping in this way permanently disfigures the natural form.It’s tree-pruning season. Here’s how to do it without resorting to ‘crape murder.’|Adrian Higgins|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
Massive commercial surveillance for the sake of a few companies is disfiguring our societies.'We Need a Fundamental Reset.' Shoshana Zuboff on Building an Internet That Lets Democracy Flourish|Billy Perrigo|January 22, 2021|Time
There were points where I thought it was possible I could either die or become seriously disfigured.How battered D.C. police made a stand against the Capitol mob|Peter Hermann|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
It would not mutilate and disfigure the body, for it is a sacred temple, to be made beautiful and attractive.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VII|John Lord
I never saw any one who so well defies the power of time and vice to disfigure.Court Beauties of Old Whitehall|W. R. H. Trowbridge
Footnote 184: This remark refers to several blots of ink which disfigure the page of his Journal on which he was writing.The Military Journals of Two Private Soldiers, 1758-1775|Abraham Tomlinson
The documents stolen by Reuter were interpolated by the police so as to disfigure their meaning.Revolution and Counter-Revolution|Karl Marx
A fine line made with a medium pencil will answer the same purpose and will not materially disfigure the box.Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects|C. V. Riley