Definition Of mutilate


inflict a violent and disfiguring injury on.

the leg was badly mutilated

Example Of mutilate

  • A good start at rectifying the situation would be the swift arrest and visible punishment of those responsible for the massacre, including the mutilators caught on film.

  • According to the police the face of the slain person was hit with a boulder and it was badly mutilated .

  • Although badly mutilated by quarrying, some of the defences can still be traced, especially on the north and north-west sides.

  • ‘It kills the living, destroys their flesh and mutilates the bodies of those already dead,’ he says.

  • But now that he is dead, his body mutilated almost beyond recognition, it seems right to recall what he said.

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