Mutilate

Mutilate

  • (verb) destroy or injure severely; “many of the bodies had been mutilated”
  • (verb) alter so as to make unrecognizable; “the 14th-century carved screen had been mutilated”

Mutilate meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • बुरी तरह नष्ट कर देना,  काटना, छांटना, अंग भंग करना

Mutilate Origin

  • early 16th century: from Latin mutilat- ‘maimed, mutilated, lopped off’, from the verb mutilare, from mutilus ‘maimed’.

Mutilate in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Chimps Kill, Mutilate and Cannibalize Member of Own Group.
  • Woman who threatened to mutilate and kill horses jailed.
  • Poachers poison, mutilate lions in South Africa.
  • UNICEF decries high rate of female genital mutilation in the country.
  • Pakistani troops kill 3 Indian soldiers, mutilate one at LoC.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of mutilate

  • mutilate = “ate”, if I ate your arm, I mutilate you

Mutilate Pronunciation