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disfigurement

[dis-fig-yer-muh nt; British dis-fig-er-muh nt] /dɪsˈfɪg yər mənt; British dɪsˈfɪg ər mənt/
noun
1.
an act or instance of disfiguring.
2.
a disfigured condition.
3.
something that disfigures, as a scar.
Also called disfiguration.
Origin of disfigurement
1625-1635
1625-35; disfigure + -ment
Related forms
nondisfigurement, noun
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disfigurement

/dɪsˈfɪɡəmənt/
noun
1.
something that disfigures
2.
the act of disfiguring or the state of being disfigured
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Word Origin and History for disfigurement
n.

1630s, from disfigure + -ment.

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