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disfigure

[dis-fig-yer; British dis-fig-er]
verb (used with object), disfigured, disfiguring.
1.
to mar the appearance or beauty of; deform; deface: Our old towns are increasingly disfigured by tasteless new buildings.
2.
to mar the effect or excellence of: His reputation was disfigured by instances of political favoritism.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English disfiguren < Anglo-French, Old French desfigurer, equivalent to des- dis-1 + -figurer, verbal derivative of figure figure

disfigurer, noun
undisfigured, adjective


1. spoil, blemish. See mar.


1. beautify.
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disfigure (dɪsˈfɪɡə)
 
vb
1.  to spoil the appearance or shape of; deface
2.  to mar the effect or quality of
 
dis'figurer
 
n

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disfigure
late 14c., from O.Fr. desfigurer, from M.L. diffigurare, from L. dis- (see dis-) + figura "figure," from figurare "to figure" (see figure). Related: Disfigured; disfigurement.
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