- faultily or anomalously formed.
Origin of malformed
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misshapen, deformed, distorted, contorted.
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Examples from the Web for malformed
Presently a slow idea was born in the poor, malformed brain.The Monster Men
Edgar Rice Burroughs
If he was often malformed in body and mind, this was the fault of his sins.The Sexual Question
Under these were the Schrees, and under these the malformed working caste or castes.Valley of the Croen
Her heart was heavy because of the child, almost as if it were unhealthy, or malformed.Sons and Lovers
David Herbert Lawrence
In addition, skulls of many young and even juveniles were malformed.American Weasels
E. Raymond Hall
Word Origin and History for malformed
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Abnormally or faultily formed.
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