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dis·fig·ure

 (dĭs-fĭg′yər)
tr.v. dis·fig·ured, dis·fig·ur·ing, dis·fig·ures
To mar or spoil the appearance or shape of; deform.

[Middle English disfiguren, from Old French desfigurer : des-, dis- + figure, figure (from Latin figūra, shape; see dheigh- in Indo-European roots).]

dis·fig′u·ra′tion, dis·fig′ure·ment n.

disfigured

(dɪsˈfɪɡəd)
adj
spoiled in appearance; scarred
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disfigured - having the appearance spoiled; "a disfigured face"; "strip mining left a disfigured landscape"
ugly - displeasing to the senses; "an ugly face"; "ugly furniture"

disfigured

adjective damaged, scarred, mutilated, marred, spoilt, ugly, maimed, deformed, blemished She tried not to look at his scarred, disfigured face.
Translations

disfigured

[dɪsˈfɪgəd] ADJdesfigurado

disfigured

[dɪsˈfɪgərd] adj [person, face] → défiguré(e)
References in classic literature ?
Do you remember when, in his inheritance of your nature, and in your pampering of his pride and passion, he did this, and disfigured me for life?
I believed not, too, for, although in my brooding state I had taken no especial notice of the people behind me, I thought it likely that a face at all disfigured would have attracted my attention.
Monte Cristo took off the wig which disfigured him, and let fall his black hair, which added so much to the beauty of his pallid features.
Mine enemies have grown powerful and have disfigured the likeness of my doctrine, so that my dearest ones have to blush for the gifts that I gave them.
This done very rapidly, she kissed his disfigured forehead, looked up in anguish to the stars, and blessed him and forgave him, 'if she had anything to forgive.
But I lay with my disfigured face to the wall and felt no particular gratitude.
I can't express what followed it save by saying that the silence itself-- which was indeed in a manner an attestation of my strength-- became the element into which I saw the figure disappear; in which I definitely saw it turn as I might have seen the low wretch to which it had once belonged turn on receipt of an order, and pass, with my eyes on the villainous back that no hunch could have more disfigured, straight down the staircase and into the darkness in which the next bend was lost.
I like all the novelties," said the ancestress, lifting the stone to her small bright orbs, which no glasses had ever disfigured.
This head, with its remarkably broad brow and cheekbones, its handsome, sensual mouth, and its cold, majestic expression, was not disfigured by the approach of death.
It stands a little way off the loneliest reach of the Marshall and Harriston road, in an opening which was once a farm and is still disfigured with strips of rotting fence and half covered with brambles overrunning a stony and sterile soil long unacquainted with the plow.
It was a very dark miserable place, very low and very damp: the walls disfigured by a thousand rents and blotches.
His sensitive face was all disfigured with excitement.