- The act of causing a lasting alteration in a person's body, especially visible scars that change a person's look. In legal claims, such scarring due to someone else's careless or deliberate action can significantly increase damages awarded
- The attack didn't just cause pain, it also caused her to disfigure.
- The incident at the construction site permanently disfigured his face.
- The car accident not only damaged the vehicle but also disfigured the driver.