GreenGonzo - The best way to Freecycle!

Meaning of Disfigre

GG Dictionary
Definition Finder

There's simply no easier way to freecycle than with GreenGonzo. As an experiment GreenGonzo are testing out their new dictionary facility. If you want to use our freecycling services please visit our main website. If you want to search our dictionary please use the box below.

  • Change the appearance of something/someone to the negative
         The burnings disfigured his face.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Dis*fig"ure (?; 135), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disfigured (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Disfiguring.] [OF. desfigurer, F. défigurer; pref. des- (L. dis-) + figurer to fashion, shape, fr. L. figurare, fr. figura figure. See Figure, and cf. Defiguration.] To mar the figure of; to render less complete, perfect, or beautiful in appearance; to deface; to deform.

Disfiguring not God's likeness, but their own.

Syn. -- To deface; deform; mar; injure.

Dis*fig"ure, n. Disfigurement; deformity. [Obs.] Chaucer.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

You arrived here by searching for Disfigre
The correct spelling of this word ought to be: Disfigure

Thank you for trying out the GreenGonzo encyclopedia. This is an experimental directory and we cannot explicitly vouch for its accuracy.