Definition of disfigure in English:

disfigure

Line breaks: dis|fig¦ure
Pronunciation: /dɪsˈfɪgə
 
/

verb

[with object]

Derivatives

disfiguration

Pronunciation: /dɪsˌfɪgjʊˈreɪʃ(ə)n, dɪsˌfɪgə-/
noun
More example sentences
  • And it can cause disfiguration when done carelessly, bringing both mental and economic damage to the customer.
  • Do they suffer from receding hair, facial scars or other disfigurations?
  • Workers are fully exposed to chemical toxins and hazardous machines, and suffer sickness, disfiguration, and death at the highest rates in world history.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French desfigurer, based on Latin figura 'figure'.

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