The bones unearthed in the parking lot revealed that Richard did indeed have a deformity.
When the deformity is compensatory to shortening of the limb, it is usually said to be a mistake to correct the equinus.
Pericles was usually represented with a helmet, to cover the deformity in his skull.
But if the patient has reached such an age that the deformity is fixed, then the only remedy is that of operation.
Hitherto Meg's experience had been that it was a thing to be slurred over, like a deformity.
This deformity they have from their birth, and not from any particular malady; and nevertheless they are exceedingly active.
And if this is true, Love is the love of beauty and not of deformity?
The deformity, however, is liable to be reproduced unless a retentive apparatus is securely applied.
When you have done this the deformity will indicate the location of the fracture.
When these cases recover a horrible amount of deformity often remains to mark the ravages of the disease.
early 15c., diformyte, from Old French deformité "deformity, disfigurement," from Latin deformitatem (nominative deformitas) "ugliness," from deformis "misformed, misshapen," from deformare (see deform).
deformity de·for·mi·ty (dĭ-fôr'mĭ-tē)
The state of being deformed.
A deviation from the normal shape or size of a body part, resulting in disfigurement.