Definitions

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  • n. Changed in features; deformed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Changed in features; deformed.

Etymologies

de- + feature + -ed (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Derivative products range from defeatured, cost-reduced versions of platform products to enhanced and even hybrid versions.

    Managing New Product and Process Development

  • They stooped below the eaves, flushed and laughing; within a minute they came forth again with changed faces and silent tongues; and as the press severed to make way for them, Taveeta was able to perceive, in the deep shadow of the house, the sick man raising from his mat a head already defeatured by disease.

    The Ebb-Tide

  • They unhelmed another corpse; and the monks and the knight, after one glance, turned away sickened and awe-stricken at the sight: for the face was all defeatured and mangled with wounds; and nought could they recognise save the ravaged majesty of what had been man.

    Harold : the Last of the Saxon Kings — Volume 12

  • Darrell halted; then, as if spellbound, looked fixedly at the broad - shouldered burly frame before him, cased in its coarse pea-jacket, and in that rude form, and that defeatured, bloated face, detected, though with strong effort, the wrecks of the masculine beauty which had ensnared his deceitful daughter.

    What Will He Do with It? — Volume 10

  • Darrell halted; then, as if spellbound, looked fixedly at the broad-shouldered burly frame before him, cased in its coarse pea-jacket, and in that rude form, and that defeatured, bloated face, detected, though with strong effort, the wrecks of the masculine beauty which had ensnared his deceitful daughter.

    What Will He Do with It? — Complete

  • The free, ad-free service will still be available, but will get defeatured slightly and will have a cap on the maximum number of viewers it will support.

    CNET News.com

  • Apple usually builds fancy machines and prices them accordingly, but in this case it defeatured the iPad somewhat to hit a price point.

    PCWorld

  • I’d really like to see a functional Linux-based phone, but it looks like they’ve intentionally defeatured the G1.

    ‘Radical Openness’ on the Google Phone — at Least for Now - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

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