Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of mutilating or the state of being mutilated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of mutilating, or the state of being mutilated; deprivation of a limb or of an essential part.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of mutilating, or the state of being mutilated; deprivation of a necessary or important part, as a limb.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an injury that causes disfigurement or that deprives you of a limb or other important body part

Etymologies

Latin mutilatio, compare French mutilation. (Wiktionary)

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