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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deformed  \De*formed"\,  a. 
  Unnatural  or  distorted  in  form  having  a  deformity; 
  misshapen;  disfigured;  as  a  deformed  person;  a  deformed 
  head.  --  {De*form"ed*ly},  adv  --  {De*form"ed*ness},  n. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deform  \De*form"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Deformed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Deforming}.]  [L.  deformare  de-  +  formare  to  form  shape, 
  fr  forma:  cf  F.  d['e]former.  See  {Form}.] 
  1.  To  spoil  the  form  of  to  mar  in  form  to  misshape;  to 
  disfigure. 
 
  Deformed,  unfinished,  sent  before  my  time  Into  this 
  breathing  world.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  render  displeasing;  to  deprive  of  comeliness,  grace,  or 
  perfection;  to  dishonor. 
 
  Above  those  passions  that  this  world  deform. 
  --Thomson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deformed 
  adj  :  so  badly  formed  or  out  of  shape  as  to  be  ugly;  "deformed 
  thalidomide  babies";  "his  poor  distorted  limbs";  "an 
  ill-shapen  vase";  "a  limp  caused  by  a  malformed  foot"; 
  "misshapen  old  fingers"  [syn:  {distorted},  {ill-shapen}, 
  {malformed},  {misshapen}] 




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