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Synonyms for deflection
dɪˈflɛk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deflection, warp(noun)

    a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting

    Synonyms:
    bending, digression, divagation, deflexion, refraction, warping, buckle, diversion, deviation, warp

  2. deflection, deflexion, refraction(noun)

    the amount by which a propagating wave is bent

    Synonyms:
    bending, digression, divagation, deflexion, refraction, diversion, deviation, warp

  3. deflection, deflexion(noun)

    the movement of the pointer or pen of a measuring instrument from its zero position

    Synonyms:
    bending, digression, divagation, deflexion, refraction, diversion, deviation, warp

  4. deflection, deflexion, bending(noun)

    the property of being bent or deflected

    Synonyms:
    bending, digression, divagation, deflexion, refraction, bend, diversion, deviation, warp

  5. diversion, deviation, digression, deflection, deflexion, divagation(noun)

    a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)

    "a diversion from the main highway"; "a digression into irrelevant details"; "a deflection from his goal"

    Synonyms:
    diversionary attack, warp, departure, excursion, difference, parenthesis, excursus, deflexion, deviance, bending, digression, refraction, diversion, divagation, aside, deviation, divergence, recreation

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deflection

    Synonyms:
    deviation, divergence, alienation, swerving, incurvation, curvity, falcation

    Antonyms:
    straightness, directness, rectilinearity, inflexibility, prolongation, prosecution, undeviatingness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deflection(n.)

    Synonyms:
    deviation, bending

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    deviation, diversion, arrow, bending, deformation, flexure, draught, detour, flexion, variance, baffle

How to pronounce deflection?

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How to say deflection in sign language?

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How to use deflection in a sentence?

  1. George Takei:

    Men who improperly harass or assault do not do so because they are gay or straight -- that is a deflection, they do so because they have the power, and they chose to abuse it. Brunton told The Hollywood Reporter that he doesn’t.

  2. Reed Galen:

    No small amount of irony that a man uses his own donors' money to enrich himself and his family accuses others of the same. Deflection is his stock and trade.


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