Contortion and Deformity


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Contortion noun – The twisting of something out of its natural or normal shape or condition.
Usage example: the comedian is renowned for his seemingly endless variety of facial contortions

Deformity is a synonym for contortion in distortion topic. In some cases you can use "Deformity" instead a noun "Contortion", when it comes to topics like twist.
Nearby Words: contort, contorted, contortionist, contorting
Synonyms for Contortion


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Deformity noun – Something that spoils the appearance or completeness of a thing.
Contortion is a synonym for deformity in disfigurement topic. You can use "Contortion" instead a noun "Deformity", if it concerns topics such as distortion.
Nearby Words: deform, deformation
Synonyms for Deformity
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