Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of distort.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective so badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly
  • adjective having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented

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Examples

  • I'd rather have the title distorted or letter boxed, if I get around to it, I will fix it in the script.

    Planet Debian

  • Esperanza Cabral defends the Philippines 'price controls as a way to rectify what she called a distorted market where drug companies have been able to set their own prices with little fear of competition.

    Philippine Price Controls Hamper Rise of Generics

  • Tuesday expressed concern at what he called the distorted manner in which the Democratic Party had raised issues on the expenditure of his department.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • But he warned of a European "climate of Islamophobia" and stigmatization of Muslims fed by what he called distorted "caricatures" of their faith.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • The chief Palestinian negotiator said Wednesday the Arab satellite TV channel Al-Jazeera is inciting against him and putting his life at risk with what he described as a distorted presentation of Palestinian positions in talks with Israel.

    The Seattle Times

  • The chief Palestinian negotiator said Wednesday the Arab satellite TV channel Al-Jazeera is inciting against him and putting his life at risk with what he described as a distorted presentation of Palestinian positions in talks with Israel.

    The Seattle Times

  • Since then, South Korea's defence ministry has brought out new orders banning beating, cruelty, humiliation and bullying within the armed forces, to tackle what it calls a "distorted military culture".

    BBC News - Home

  • Officials are now keen to improve what they call the distorted image of Malaysian justice.

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • Incentivizing quality will result in distorted, i.e. suboptimal practices in health care.

    Wonk Room » Cost Containment Will Require Government Action

  • This is distorted from the Campaign There is too much lies in (both) Clinton, then and now.

    Clinton praises undecided Edwardses

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