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Synonyms for mutilationmu·ti·la·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mutilationnoun

    an injury that causes disfigurement or that deprives you of a limb or other important body part

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mutilationnoun

    Synonyms:
    disfigurement

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mutilationnoun

    Synonyms:
    maim, dismemberment, mangling

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "mutilation":

    maiming, dismemberment, female, genital, amputation, fgm, distortion, mayhem

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How to use mutilation in a sentence?

  1. Amnesty International:

    Soldiers and militias subjected Tigrayan women and girls to rape, gang rape, sexual slavery, sexual mutilation and other forms of torture, often using ethnic slurs and death threats, given the context, scale, and gravity of the sexual violence committed against women and girls in Ethiopias Tigray, the violations amount to war crimes and may amount to crimes against humanity.

  2. Rao Gupta:

    Determining the magnitude of female genital mutilation is essential to eliminating the practice, when governments collect and publish national statistics on FGM they are better placed to understand the extent of the issue and accelerate efforts to protect the rights of millions of girls and women.

  3. Eric Schmidt:

    I don’t see how anyone who believes in the rule of law and the rights of women could do anything other than support efforts to end female-genital mutilation, forced marriage and honor-killings -- practices that have no place in the 21st century.

  4. Pope Francis on Saturday:

    The many forms of slavery, the commercialization, and mutilation of the bodies of women, call out to us to be committed to defeat these types of degradation that reduce them to mere objects that are bought and sold ....

  5. Stephanie Baric:

    Typically seen in the form of physical or emotional abuse, rape or kidnapping, honor violence also includes harmful practices such as female genital mutilation( FGM) and forced marriage. In extreme cases, murder, in sharp contrast with domestic violence, families and communities often condone honor violence, which makes Honor Violence more difficult to identify and stop.

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