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Meaning of DEFACEMENT

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of damaging the appearance or surface of something; "the defacement of an Italian mosaic during the Turkish invasion"; "he objected to the dam's massive disfigurement of the landscape"
 

DEFACEMENT is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: disfiguration, disfigurement
 
 See Also: damage, harm, hurt, scathe

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*face"ment\, n.
1. The act of defacing, or the condition of being defaced;
   injury to the surface or exterior; obliteration.

2. That which mars or disfigures. --Bacon.

 

 

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