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mutilation (n.)

1520s, in Scots law, "act of disabling or wounding a limb," from French mutilation and directly from Late Latin mutilationem (nominative mutilatio), noun of action from past-participle stem of Latin mutilare "to cut or lop off," from mutilus "maimed," which is of uncertain etymology. Of things, "a destroying of unity by damaging or removing a part," from 1630s.

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Definitions of mutilation

mutilation (n.)
an injury that causes disfigurement or that deprives you of a limb or other important body part;
mutilation (n.)
the act of damaging the appearance or surface of something;
Synonyms: defacement / disfigurement / disfiguration
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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