[n] the act of changing into a different form or appearance (especially a fantastic or grotesque one); "the transmogrification of the prince into a porcupine"
\Trans*mog`ri*fi*ca"tion\, n. The act of transmogrifying, or the state of being transmogrified; transformation. [Colloq.] Clive, who wrote me about the transmogrification of our schoolfellow, an attorney's son. --Thackeray.