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distorted

adjective

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badly or imperfectly formed
  • surgery to correct a distorted foot

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distorted

verb
past tense of distort

Synonyms & Antonyms of distorted (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of
  • the coach's message was so distorted after passing through so many people that it was unintelligible

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2 to twist (something) out of a natural or normal shape or condition
  • if you keep distorting your face like that, someday it's going to freeze in that position

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The first known use of distorted was in 1579

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“Distorted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/distorted. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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