verb (used with object)
Origin of distort
Synonyms for distort
Examples from the Web for distortive
Historical Examples of distortive
But, in the distortive movement, the mass will also gain energy in other forms.The Energy System of Matter
Word Origin for distort
1580s, from Latin distortus, past participle of distorquere "to twist different ways, distort," from dis- "completely" + torquere "to twist" (see thwart). Related: Distorted; distorting.