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contorted

[kuh n-tawr-tid] /kənˈtɔr tɪd/
adjective
1.
twisted in a violent manner; distorted.
2.
twisted back on itself; convoluted.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; contort + -ed2
Related forms
contortedly, adverb
contortedness, noun
intercontorted, adjective
uncontorted, adjective
uncontortedly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for contortedly

contorted

/kənˈtɔːtɪd/
adjective
1.
twisted out of shape
2.
(esp of petals and sepals in a bud) twisted so that they overlap on one side
Derived Forms
contortedly, adverb
contortedness, noun
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