malformed

[ mal-fawrmd ]
/ mælˈfɔrmd /

adjective

faultily or anomalously formed.

Nearby words

  1. malevolence,
  2. malevolent,
  3. malevolently,
  4. malfeasance,
  5. malformation,
  6. malfunction,
  7. malgaigne's luxation,
  8. malgré lui,
  9. malherbe,
  10. malherbe's calcifying epithelioma

Origin of malformed

First recorded in 1810–20; mal- + formed

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Word Origin and History for malformed

malformed

adj.

1801, from mal- + formed, past participle of form (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for malformed

malformed

[ măl-fôrmd ]

adj.

Abnormally or faultily formed.

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