(noun, verb)


1. a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting

Similar word(s): deflection

Definition categories: state, aberrance, aberrancy, aberration, deviance

2. a shape distorted by twisting or folding

Similar word(s): buckle

Definition categories: shape, distortion

3. a moral or mental distortion

Similar word(s): warping

Definition categories: event, deformation, distortion

4. yarn arranged lengthways on a loom and crossed by the woof

Definition categories: man–made, thread, yarn


1. make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story

Similar word(s): distort, falsify, garble

Definition categories: communication, belie, misrepresent

2. bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

Similar word(s): buckle, heave

Definition categories: change