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English definition of “distorted”

distorted

adjective     /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
(Definition of distorted adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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