- The act of altering or making different.
Etymology: compare with French altération.
- Alteration, though it be from worse to better, hath in it incoveniences. --Hooker.
- The state of being altered; a change made in the form or nature of a thing; changed condition.
- ...and I saw by the alteration in your face that a train of thought had been started. —Doyle
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