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deformed

[ dih-fawrmd ]
/ dɪˈfɔrmd /
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adjective
having the form changed, especially with loss of beauty; misshapen; disfigured: After the accident his arm was permanently deformed.
hateful; offensive: a deformed personality.

OTHER WORDS FOR deformed

1 malformed, crippled.
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Origin of deformed

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at deform1, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM deformed

de·form·ed·ly [dih-fawr-mid-lee], /dɪˈfɔr mɪd li/, adverbde·form·ed·ness, nounnon·de·formed, adjectiveun·de·formed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for deformed

deformed
/ (dɪˈfɔːmd) /

adjective
disfigured or misshapen
morally perverted; warped

Derived forms of deformed

deformedly (dɪˈfɔːmɪdlɪ), adverbdeformedness, noun
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Medical definitions for deformed

deformed
[ dĭ-fôrmd ]

adj.
Distorted in form.
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