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kənˈtɔr ʃən

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  1. contortion

    Synonyms:
    twisting, writhing, wresting, distortion, deformity, convolution

    Antonyms:
    symmetry, uniformity, shapeliness, configuration, contour

Princeton's WordNet

  1. contortion, deformationnoun

    the act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e.g., yourself)

    Synonyms:
    tortuosity, distortion, deformation, crookedness, torsion, tortuousness

  2. tortuosity, tortuousness, torsion, contortion, crookednessnoun

    a tortuous and twisted shape or position

    "they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs"; "the acrobat performed incredible contortions"

    Synonyms:
    deformation, tortuosity, torsion, torque, complication, deviousness, knottiness, tortuousness, crookedness, complicatedness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contortionnoun

    Synonyms:
    twist, distortion, wryness, deformity

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