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Synonyms for deformity
dɪˈfɔr mɪ ti

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deformity

    Whatever mars the beauty or completeness of an object is a blemish, whether original, as squinting eyes, or the result of accident or disease, etc., as the pits of smallpox. A blemish is superficial; a flaw or taint is in structure or substance. In the moral sense, we speak of a blot or stain upon reputation; a flaw or taint in character. A defect is the want or lack of something; fault, primarily a failing, is something that fails of an apparent intent or disappoints a natural expectation; thus a sudden dislocation or displacement of geological strata is called a fault. Figuratively, a blemish comes from one's own ill-doing; a brand or stigma is inflicted by others; as, the brand of infamy.

    Synonyms:
    blemish, blot, blur, brand, crack, daub, defacement, defect, dent, disfigurement, disgrace, dishonor, fault, flaw, imperfection, injury, reproach, smirch, soil, speck, spot, stain, stigma, taint, tarnish

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deformity

    Synonyms:
    ugliness, disfigurement, hideousness, abnormity, monstrosity

    Antonyms:
    grace, beauty, decoration, ornament

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deformity, malformation, misshapennessnoun

    an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed

    Synonyms:
    miscreation, disfigurement, disfiguration, misshapenness, malformation

  2. disfigurement, disfiguration, deformitynoun

    an appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen

    "there were distinguishing disfigurements on the suspect's back"; "suffering from facial disfiguration"

    Synonyms:
    disfigurement, malformation, misshapenness, defacement, disfiguration

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deformityadjective

    Synonyms:
    distortion, malformation, misproportion, ugliness, inelegance, disfigurement, monstrosity, want of symmetry

  2. deformityadjective

    Synonyms:
    irregularity, deviation from propriety

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. deformitynoun

    Synonyms:
    malformation, disfigurement, unshapeliness distortion

    Associated words:
    orthopedy, orthopraxy, orthopedic, orthopedist

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "deformity":

    malformation, deformation

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. deformity

    Synonyms:
    Deformation

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How to use deformity in a sentence?

  1. R Chamberlain:

    Outward perfection without inward goodness sets but the blacker dye on the mind?s deformity.

  2. William Blake:

    The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.

  3. Jared Gordon:

    I couldn’t do anything. I ran, I shadowboxed, I hit the bag with my right hand and I kicked the bag. That’s all I could do, and technique, like just drilling technique really light because hand was just completely f----d up. And I also, so I cut the ligament in my finger, so I have what they call a boutonniere deformity. I can actually have surgery if I wanted to, but I don’t feel like doing that.

  4. Researcher Lee Woods:

    It's either 6 toes, which is a deformity, or it's a hand, and that's the knuckles, researcher Lee Woods's knuckle-dragging.

  5. Bernard Mandeville:

    Ashamed of the many frailties they feel within, all men endeavor to hide themselves, their ugly nakedness, from each other, and wrapping up the true motives of their hearts in the specious cloak of sociableness, and their concern for the public good, they are in hopes of concealing their filthy appetites and the deformity of their desires.

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