from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Distorted in form; misshapen.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Unusual of shape; misshapen.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of deform.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Unnatural or distorted in form; having a deformity; misshapen; disfigured
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the form changed, with loss of natural symmetry or beauty; disfigured; distorted; crooked.
- Specifically In entomology, exhibiting unusual protuberances or swellings.
- Morally ugly; base; depraved.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. so badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Removing coins entombed in deformed coin holders is a challenge.
Sony says it has received 30 complaints of overheated computers that resulted in deformed keyboards and casings.
Plus due to them being warped/deformed from the journey through the Dark Portal, I wonder what they NORMALLY look like.
However, the German piece will ever remain as a generous attempt to vindicate the honour of a name deformed by impudent ridicule; and its dazzling effect, strengthened by the rich ornateness of the language, deservedly gained for it on the stage the most eminent success.
And see to how little purpose it is for those that have by sin deformed themselves in God's eyes to think by any arts they can use to beautify themselves in the eye of the world.
Culture’s fear of the unknown and special revulsion toward the sexually deformed is analyzed in psychological and artistic terms in ‘Low-Flying Aircraft’.
As I've said here before, my mother was born disabled read: "deformed"--god, what disgusting language... have we regressed to the fucking 50s? and was also born in WV.
Jeff VanderMeer: Politics today takes advantage of the fact that many of us in America apparently have what I would call deformed imaginations, in that they are not tied to the real world or real people in any meaningful way.
It was wrong for them to call her deformed because of her missing leg.
-- Among the lowest classes of the people it is not uncommon to call a deformed or greedy person a "gaki."