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English definition of “distorted”

distorted

adjective uk   /dɪˈstɔː.tɪd/ us    /-ˈstɔːr.t̬ɪd/
changed from the usual, original, natural, or intended form: This report gives a somewhat distorted impression of what actually happened. The music just gets distorted when you play it so loud. His face was distorted in agony.Different and difference
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