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crookedness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crookedness  \Crook"ed*ness\,  n. 
  The  condition  or  quality  of  being  crooked;  hence  deformity 
  of  body  or  of  mind;  deviation  from  moral  rectitude; 
  perverseness. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crookedness 
  n  1:  a  tortuous  and  twisted  shape  or  position;  "they  built  a  tree 
  house  in  the  tortuosities  of  its  boughs";  "the  acrobat 
  performed  incredible  contortions"  [syn:  {tortuosity},  {tortuousness}, 
  {torsion},  {contortion}] 
  2:  having  or  distinguished  by  crooks  or  curves  or  bends  or 
  angles  [ant:  {straightness}] 
  3:  the  quality  of  being  deceitful  and  underhanded  [syn:  {deviousness}] 




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