mutilated mutilated  /ˈmju tə ˌleɪ təd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having a part of the body crippled or disabled

Usage(s):

  1. The four men were dragged from their cars, mutilated by a mob and set on fire.
  2. Finally, in May, a battered, mutilated little corpse was found by the side of the road, not far from the Lindberghs' home.
  3. Police blotters were filled with stories of women raped, mutilated and burned alive.

News

  1. Calif. serial killer Richard Ramirez dies

    LOS ANGELES — Richard Ramirez, the demonic serial killer known as the “Night Stalker’’ who left satanic signs at murder scenes and mutilated victims’ bodies during a reign of terror in the 1980s, died early Friday in a hospital, a prison official said.        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. SPCA: Mutilated pit bull puppies abandoned in North York

    The SPCA is investigating who left five severely-mutilated pit bull puppies in a North York trash bin last week, according to Melissa Smith, the agency's executive director.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: York Daily Record

  3. Five puppies mutilated, dumped in a dumpster while still alive

    In York County, the SPCA is investigating after five puppies were found mutilated and near death in a dumpster. According to the York Daily Record, the puppies looked like pit bulls, they still had their umbilical cords attached and their legs were missing. Humane officers say it does not look like a human cut the legs off, rather an attack from another dog. The puppies were in such horrific ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg

Quotes

  1. Paraphrasing Ronald Reagan, the younger Buckley said: "I haven't left the Republican Party. It left me." "Radical conservatives in this country have an interesting time of it, for when they are not being suppressed or mutilated by Liberals,...
    on Oct 16, 2008 By: Christopher Buckley Source: Washington Post

  2. "I know there are girls who cannot choose with whom to marry. I know there are girls whose genitals are mutilated. I know there are girls whose virginity is checked before they marry," Sabuni said. "For me it's unacceptable that these...
    on Mar 20, 2007 By: Nyamko Sabuni Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We have so far removed 10 dead bodies but there are still many more we need to dig out. They are badly decomposed and many are mutilated," fire service operations chief Sheikh Mohammad Shahjalal said. "It's beyond comprehension how one human...
    on Feb 28, 2009 By: Sheikh Hasina Source: WA today

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