deformity deformity  /dɪ ˈfɔr mə ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
  2. (n) an appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen

Usage(s):

  1. The deformity, which apparently occurred when the egg that had begun to split into twins failed to divide fully, sent a thrill of terror through the Garcias' neighborhood.
  2. The court's logicwhich is the true deformitywould encourage wholesale prenatal slaughter.
  3. His odd skull shape was genetic, not a deformity.

News

  1. Medtronic Announces CE Mark of Its ReDuX(TM) Plier Instrument, an Innovative Device to Perform Osteotomies in Spinal ...

    Novel Disruptive Instrument for Controlled and Progressive Restoration of the Sagittal Imbalance in Patient with Spinal Deformity NICE, France - June 13, 2013 - Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:  MDT) announced today ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Kitten with two faces born in Amity

    Stephanie Durkee told KGW-TV that Deucy is the only one of three kittens born with the deformity and was rejected by its mother. The cat is being kept in a dresser drawer with a heated pad and towels and is being fed through a syringe.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

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Quotes

  1. "If the child continues to have deformity even after two years of age the parents should consult a doctor. However, all bow leggedness cases are not serious and Blount's disease," said Dr. Bhaskar.
    on May 21, 2009 By: Bhaskar Source: TopNews

  2. Mr Butler, who has researched the surgery for 12 years, said: "People have seen a woman with severe facial deformity change to what looks like a perfectly normal face. We have done everything we can to prepare for this and we would like to go ahead....
    on Jun 18, 2006 By: Peter Butler Source: Mirror.co.uk

  3. As Virginia Woolf said about Elizabeth Barrett Browning's dog, Flush: "Not a single one of his myriad sensations ever submitted itself to the deformity of words."
    on Mar 5, 2010 By: Virginia Woolf Source: Times Online

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