Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To cause to bend into an inward curve.
  • adjective Curved inward.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To turn from a right line or straight course; curve; crook.
  • Curved inward or upward.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Curved; bent; crooked.
  • transitive verb To turn from a straight line or course; to bend; to crook.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective bending inwards.
  • verb transitive To bend (especially inwards); to give a curved shape to.
  • verb intransitive to have a curved or bent shape; to bend or curve inwards.

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

  • verb bend inwards
  • adjective bent into or having an inward curve
  • verb cause to curve inward

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Examples

  • But age doth not rectify, but incurvate our natures, turning bad dispositions into worser habits, and (like diseases) brings on incurable vices; for every day, as we grow weaker in age, we grow stronger in sin, and the number of our days doth but make our sins innumerable.

    Religio Medici

  • But age doth not rectify, but incurvate [96] our natures, turning bad dispositions into worser habits, and (like diseases,) brings on incurable vices; for every day as we grow weaker in age, we grow stronger in sin, and the number of our days doth but make our sins innumerable.

    Religio Medici

  • An uneasiness in a horizontal posture attends it, but no disposition to incurvate the body forward.

    Cases of Organic Diseases of the Heart

  • But age doth not rectify, but incurvate our natures, turning bad dispositions into worser habits, and (like diseases) brings on incurable vices; for every day, as we grow weaker in age, we grow stronger in sin, and the number of our days doth but make our sins innumerable.

    Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend

  • In the, we lister be incurvate for the illuminant to butchering columbidae and reverence with cloistral adhd.

    Rational Review

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