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deformed

adjective de·formed

Simple Definition of deformed

  • : not having the normal or expected shape especially because of a problem in the way something has developed or grown

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of deformed

  1. :  distorted or unshapely in form :  misshapen

Examples of deformed in a sentence

  1. <his first sculpture looked more like a deformed rabbit than a galloping horse>



15th Century

First Known Use of deformed

15th century

Rhymes with deformed


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adjective de·formed \di-ˈfȯ(ə)rmd, dē-\

Medical Definition of deformed

  1. :  misshapen especially in body or limbs





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