contorted meaning

Pronunciation:   "contorted" in a sentence
Adjective: contorted  kun'tortid
  1. Twisted (especially as in pain or struggle)
    "his mad contorted smile"
    - writhed, writhen
Verb: contort  kun'tort
  1. Twist and press out of shape
    - deform, distort, wring

See also: contortion, crooked

Type of: distort, twine, twist

Encyclopedia: Contorted


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  1. the girl's face was contorted with hate.
  2. her face contorted itself with pain.
  3. a spasm of pain contorted his face.
  4. his face contorted with pain.
  5. his face contorted with thought.

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