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  1. having the form changed, especially with loss of beauty; misshapen; disfigured: After the accident his arm was permanently deformed.
  2. hateful; offensive: a deformed personality.
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Origin of deformed

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at deform1, -ed2
Related formsde·form·ed·ly [dih-fawr-mid-lee] /dɪˈfɔr mɪd li/, adverbde·form·ed·ness, nounnon·de·formed, adjectiveun·de·formed, adjective


1. malformed, crippled.
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Examples from the Web for undeformed

Historical Examples

  • "Mormonism" lives because it is healthy, normal and undeformed.

    The Vitality of 'Mormonism'

    James E. Talmage

  • The human body, so far as it is normal, undeformed and unimpaired, is a presentment of the spirit itself.

  • Undeformed oxen are no longer to be seen, but in those countries where they have not made use of them as beasts of burden.

    Buffon's Natural History. Volume VIII (of 10)

    Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon

  • Yes, man is beautiful; the natural man, undeformed by abuses, is an object of Beauty.

  • It was like the foot of an aborigine; undeformed, undeflected from nature's lines by fashionable footgear.

    Desert Conquest

    A. M. Chisholm

British Dictionary definitions for undeformed


  1. disfigured or misshapen
  2. morally perverted; warped
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Derived Formsdeformedly (dɪˈfɔːmɪdlɪ), adverbdeformedness, noun
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undeformed in Medicine


  1. Distorted in form.
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