verb (used with object), mu·ti·lat·ed, mu·ti·lat·ing.
Origin of mutilate
Examples from the Web for mutilation
The young woman says she is still suffering from psychological damage as a result of the mutilation.
Click on Surfer Rosa or Doolittle or the Wave of Mutilation compilation.The Pixies Talk About Their Reunion, New Music and a Missing Band Member|Andrew Romano|September 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Doctors said that the wounded director is deeply depressed about the mutilation.
You may question me at anytime; but foolish or impertinent questions can be punished by mutilation or death.The Status Civilization|Robert Sheckley
But there are natural conditions of organization, and we must not mistake every mutilation for the creation of a new form.The Sense of Beauty|George Santayana
A better example could hardly be given than Grote's account of the mutilation of the Hermæ.Gibbon|James Cotter Morison
Tiny mentioned this mutilation quite casually—didn't seem sensitive about it.My Antonia|Willa Cather
Among slaves perjury was punished by mutilation and whipping.