Examples of deformity in a Sentence
a disease causing deformity of the spine
a primitive culture that cast aside infants born with deformities, allowing them to die of exposure to the elements
Recent Examples of deformity from the Web
Rumor: Babies conceived during the eclipse will be born with deformities.
To study these deformities, experts genetically engineered mice to form CCMs after an injection of a specialized drug.
Narrowing down the surgery field became obvious while Chaiyasate was at Providence and studying under Dr. Ian Jackson, a plastic surgeon known for his work helping individuals with facial deformities.
Despite the painful deformities, the body adjusted over time to the constraints of tiny, bound feet, which were about four inches in length.
Ever since then, his sternum has jutted out of his chest so much so that the deformity is visible through his clothing.
Mach inhabits his character with great physicality, giving the illusion of Quasimodo’s deformity by contorting his own body — and with a little help from Bromelmeier’s jacket with hump.
Gabe was born with severe leg deformities and is unable to walk without the assistance of crutches and/or prosthetic legs.
Historically, Richard’s famous physical deformities (a hunched back and a club foot) have been displayed to the point of caricature.
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Origin and Etymology of deformity
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsblight, blotch, defect, blemish, disfigurement, excrescence, excrescency, fault, flaw, imperfection, mar, mark, pockmark, scar
Related Wordsabnormality, distortion, irregularity, malformation, misshape; bug, glitch, kink; blot, blur, spot, stain, taint; damage, defacement, impairment, injury; failing, weakness
Near Antonymsadornment, decoration, embellishment, enhancement, ornament
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