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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.
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|Noun||1.||disfiguration - an appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen; "there were distinguishing disfigurements on the suspect's back"; "suffering from facial disfiguration"|
|2.||disfiguration - the act of damaging the appearance or surface of something; "the defacement of an Italian mosaic during the Turkish invasion"; "he objected to the dam's massive disfigurement of the landscape"|
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n. desfiguración, desfiguramiento.
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