miscreation

noun
mis·​cre·​a·​tion | \ ˌmis-krē-ˈā-shən How to pronounce miscreation (audio) \
plural miscreations

Definition of miscreation

: bad or wrong creation : the action or result of miscreating something or someone Although Kafka's Gregor Samsa is at an ironic extreme on the spectrum of metamorphic characters, he shares with other such fictions an origin in a catastrophic miscreation produced by allegorical intercourse.— Bruck Clarke But as she approached the frightful miscreation, it once again extended a ghoulish black limb.— Hanoch Teller

First Known Use of miscreation

1809, in the meaning defined above

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“Miscreation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miscreation. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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