Definition of Disfiguring

1. Verb. (present participle of disfigure) ¹



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Definition of Disfiguring

1. disfigure [v] - See also: disfigure

Lexicographical Neighbors of Disfiguring

disfellowshiping
disfellowshipment
disfellowshipments
disfellowshipped
disfellowshipping
disfellowships
disfiguration
disfigurations
disfigure
disfigured
disfigurement
disfigurements
disfigurer
disfigurers
disfigures
disfiguring (current term)
disfiguringly
disfix
disflesh
disfleshed
disfleshes
disfleshing
disfluencies
disfluency
disforest
disforestation
disforestations
disform
disformed
disformities

Literary usage of Disfiguring

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Contributions to Medical and Biological Research by William Osler (1919)
"EXTENSIVE, HIGHLY disfiguring WOUNDS OF THE FACE BY CHARLES A. POWERS, ... Of these, the severely disfiguring injuries of the face are of marked importance. ..."

2. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"Mayhem consists in the unlawfully depriving a human being of a member of his or her body, or disfiguring or rendering it useless. ..."

3. Palmer's Index to "The Times" NewspaperTimes (London, England) (1888)
"... for disfiguring a Cab- drivers' License. '24 m 4 / Hodge, Albert, and another, for Fraud, л J3c—19 ;3 с Hoffman, ..."

4. Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries by Edward Bagby Pollard, Mitchell Carroll, Alfred Brittain, Pierce Butler, John Robert Effinger, Hugo Paul Thieme, Hermann Schoenfeld, Bartlett Burleigh James, John Ruse Larus (1908)
"... attract notice by disfiguring themselves. The Roman women wore ornaments in considerable profusion. These consisted principally of necklaces, arm bands, ..."

5. A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution: And Laws of the United States by John Bouvier (1874)
"... of assault and battery, not committed riotously nor upon a pub'.ic officer in the discharge of his duty; of killing, maiming, or disfiguring cattle, ..."

6. The English Illustrated Magazine (1907)
"... lay in the little arms of her despised sister, arms so badly scorched in the fierce heat that they must bear the disfiguring scars while life lasted. ..."

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