Meaning of DEFORMATION in English

DEFORMATION

n.

Pronunciation: ˌ d ē - ˌ fo ̇ r- ' m ā -sh ə n, ˌ de-f ə r-

Function: noun

Date: 15th century

1 : alteration of form or shape also : the product of such alteration

2 : the action of deforming : the state of being deformed

3 : change for the worse

– de · for · ma · tion · al \ -sh ə -n ə l \ adjective

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