What is another word for Mutilating?

Pronunciation: [mjˈuːtɪlˌe͡ɪtɪŋ] (IPA)

Mutilating is a word that describes the act of disfiguring or damaging someone or something in a severe and irreversible way. However, there are several synonyms for this word. Some of the most common synonyms for mutilating include maiming, dismembering, amputating, disabling, injuring, defacing, and marring. Each of these words has a similar meaning, describing a process that causes permanent and significant damage. For example, dismembering refers to the act of separating an object or a body into pieces, while amputating typically refers to the surgical removal of a limb. By knowing these synonyms, writers and speakers can add more variety to their language and express themselves more effectively and vividly.

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  • Equivalence

    • Verb, gerund or present participle
      Maiming.

What are the hypernyms for Mutilating?

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Usage examples for Mutilating

The Turks had been Mutilating the wounded-at least so it was said-and we were anxious none should again fall into their hands.
"The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde""
George Davidson
But when the enemy were routed and in confused retreat, they fell upon them, and, despite the remonstrances of the white men, committed the most appalling atrocities, Mutilating the dead, and cutting off the arms and legs of the living, in order the more easily to obtain their brass rings and ornaments.
"The Settler and the Savage"
R.M. Ballantyne
These people, who at the embalming of the dead opened the body of the deceased, had become despised for their office of Mutilating the sacred temple of the soul; but no paraschites chose his calling of his own free will.
"The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers"
Georg Ebers

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