miscreation

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1809, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of miscreation was in 1809

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“Miscreation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miscreation. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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