Associations to the word «Distort»


DISTORT, verb. (transitive) To bring something out of shape, to misshape.
DISTORT, verb. (intransitive) (ergative) To become misshapen.
DISTORT, verb. (transitive) To give a false or misleading account of
DISTORT, adjective. (obsolete) distorted; misshapen

Dictionary definition

DISTORT, verb. Make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story.
DISTORT, verb. Form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted".
DISTORT, verb. Twist and press out of shape.
DISTORT, verb. Affect as in thought or feeling; "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life".
DISTORT, verb. Alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy".

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