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contorted


 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  contort 
 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  contort 
 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  contort 
 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  contort 
 
  1  sense  of  contort 
 
  Sense  1 
  contort,  deform,  distort,  wring 
  =>  twist,  twine,  distort 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  contort 
 
  contort  used  as  a  verb  is  very  rare  (polysemy  count  =  1) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  contort 
 
  Sense  1 
  contort,  deform,  distort,  wring 
  =>  twist,  twine,  distort 
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  Overview  of  verb  contort 
 
  The  verb  contort  has  1  sense  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  contort,  deform,  distort,  wring  --  (twist  and  press  out  of  shape) 
 
  Overview  of  adj  contorted 
 
  The  adj  contorted  has  2  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  contorted,  writhed,  writhen  --  (twisted  (especially  as  in  pain  or  struggle);  "his  mad  contorted  smile";  "writhed  lips";  "my  writhen  features"-  Walter  scott) 
  2.  contorted,  distorted,  twisted  --  (strained  or  wrenched  out  of  normal  shape;  "old  trees  with  contorted  branches";  "scorched  and  distorted  fragments  of  steel";  "trapped  under  twisted  steel  girders") 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  contorted 
 
  2  senses  of  contorted 
 
  Sense  1 
  contorted,  writhed,  writhen 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  crooked)  ->  straight 
 
  Sense  2 
  contorted,  distorted,  twisted 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  crooked)  ->  straight 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  contorted 
 
  2  senses  of  contorted 
 
  Sense  1 
  contorted,  writhed,  writhen 
  =>  crooked  (vs.  straight) 
 
  Sense  2 
  contorted,  distorted,  twisted 
  =>  crooked  (vs.  straight) 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  contorted 
 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  contorted 
 
  contorted  used  as  an  adjective  is  rare  (polysemy  count  =  2) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  contorted 
  contorted 
 
  Overview  of  verb  contort 
 
  The  verb  contort  has  1  sense  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  contort,  deform,  distort,  wring  --  (twist  and  press  out  of  shape) 
 
  Overview  of  adj  contorted 
 
  The  adj  contorted  has  2  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  contorted,  writhed,  writhen  --  (twisted  (especially  as  in  pain  or  struggle);  "his  mad  contorted  smile";  "writhed  lips";  "my  writhen  features"-  Walter  scott) 
  2.  contorted,  distorted,  twisted  --  (strained  or  wrenched  out  of  normal  shape;  "old  trees  with  contorted  branches";  "scorched  and  distorted  fragments  of  steel";  "trapped  under  twisted  steel  girders") 



contorted definition