Synonyms for mutilated

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The beauty of that form, though headless, mutilated and reeking with the hot blood of their foul crime—how shall I describe it?

One day at a drinking-bout this monster had the youth seized and mutilated, and why?

It must be either unfinished by the author or mutilated (as Hearne conjectured).

We have a pride in them, and we 'll not suffer them to be mutilated or disfigured.

Obversely, that the incomplete, or the mutilated, is the ugly.

It is greatly to be lamented that this curious epitaph is mutilated.

Breaking my gun, he slipped the mutilated ammunition into the unchoked barrel.

The ones that were mutilated were all in the same handwriting.

If they're touched—the large loose men—it's only to be mutilated and trivialised.

But the text is too mutilated to warrant further conjectures.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, of things; 1560s, of persons; from Latin mutilatus, past participle of mutilare "to cut off, lop off, cut short; maim, mutilate," from mutilus "maimed" (see mutilation). Technically, to deprive of some principal part, especially by cutting off. Related: Mutilated; mutilating.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MUTILATED

broken

adjectivedestroyed; made into pieces from a whole
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