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distorted

[ dih-stawr-tid ]
/ dɪˈstɔr tɪd /
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adjective
not truly or completely representing the facts or reality; misrepresented; false: She has a distorted view of life.
twisted; deformed; misshapen.
mentally or morally twisted, as with an aberration or bias: He has a distorted sense of values.
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Origin of distorted

First recorded in 1625–35; distort + -ed2

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