Deformation vs Distort - What's the difference?

deformation | distort |


As a noun deformation

is deformation.

As a verb distort is

to bring something out of shape.

As an adjective distort is

(obsolete) distorted; misshapen.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

deformation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of deforming, or state of being deformed.
  • A transformation; change of shape.
  • distort

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To bring something out of shape.
  • (ergative) To become misshapen.
  • To give a false or misleading account of
  • In their articles, journalists sometimes distort the truth.

    Derived terms

    * distorter

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) distorted; misshapen
  • * Spenser
  • Her face was ugly and her mouth distort .