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English noun: disfiguration

1. disfiguration (attribute) an appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen


SamplesThere were distinguishing disfigurements on the suspect's back.
Suffering from facial disfiguration.


Synonymsdeformity, disfigurement


Broader (hypernym)appearance, visual aspect

2. disfiguration (act) the act of damaging the appearance or surface of something


SamplesThe defacement of an Italian mosaic during the Turkish invasion.
He objected to the dam's massive disfigurement of the landscape.


Synonymsdefacement, disfigurement


Broader (hypernym)damage, harm, hurt, scathe









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