English noun: disfiguration
|1.||disfiguration (attribute) an appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen|
|Samples||There were distinguishing disfigurements on the suspect's back.|
Suffering from facial disfiguration.
|Broader (hypernym)||appearance, visual aspect|
|2.||disfiguration (act) the act of damaging the appearance or surface of something|
|Samples||The defacement of an Italian mosaic during the Turkish invasion.|
He objected to the dam's massive disfigurement of the landscape.
|Broader (hypernym)||damage, harm, hurt, scathe|