mutilation

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mu·ti·late

 (myo͞ot′l-āt′)
tr.v. mu·ti·lat·ed, mu·ti·lat·ing, mu·ti·lates
1. To injure severely or disfigure, especially by cutting off tissue or body parts. See Synonyms at mangle1.
2. To damage or mar (an object): mutilate a statue.

[Latin mutilāre, mutilāt-, from mutilus, maimed.]

mu′ti·la′tion n.
mu′ti·la′tive adj.
mu′ti·la′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mutilation - an injury that causes disfigurement or that deprives you of a limb or other important body partmutilation - an injury that causes disfigurement or that deprives you of a limb or other important body part
accidental injury, injury - an accident that results in physical damage or hurt
dismemberment, taking apart - the removal of limbs; being cut to pieces

mutilation

noun maiming, injuring, dismembering, disfiguring, disfigurement They reported cases of torture and mutilation.
Translations

mutilation

[ˌmjuːtɪˈleɪʃən] Nmutilación f

mutilation

[ˌmjuːtɪˈleɪʃən] nmutilation f

mutilation

nVerstümmelung f; (of painting, building etc)Verschandelung f (inf)

mutilation

[ˌmjuːtɪˈleɪʃn] nmutilazione f

mu·ti·la·tion

n. mutilación, castración.

mutilation

n mutilación f