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MUTILATED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mutilated mean? 

MUTILATED (adjective)
  The adjective MUTILATED has 3 senses:

1. badly injured, perhaps with amputation
2. having a part of the body crippled or disabled
3. (of compositions e.g.) damaged

  Familiarity information: MUTILATED used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


MUTILATED (adjective)


Sense 1mutilated [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Badly injured, perhaps with amputation

Synonyms:

maimed; mutilated

Context examples:

the maimed right hand twisted and clutched / mutilated victims of the rocket attack

Similar:

injured (usually used of physical or mental injury to persons)


Sense 2mutilated [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having a part of the body crippled or disabled

Synonyms:

maimed; mutilated

Similar:

unfit (not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition)


Sense 3mutilated [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of compositions e.g.) damaged

Synonyms:

mangled; mutilated

Context example:

a mutilated text

Similar:

damaged (harmed or injured or spoiled)


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