Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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Latin mutilatio, compare French mutilation.

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