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inclined or twisted to one side
  • he could see that the ropes had gotten all skewed in the collision

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Synonyms & Antonyms of skewed (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to depart from a straight line or course or from a middle position or value
  • A glitch caused the image on the screen to skew to one side.
  • This show's viewers tend to skew a little older.

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2 to change (something) in a way that makes it unfair or inaccurate
  • The researchers tried to anticipate any problems that might skew the results of the study.
  • Try not to let that one negative experience skew your opinion of the restaurant.

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The first known use of skewed was in 1611

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“Skewed.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 9 December 2019.

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