deformitynoun [ C or U ]uk /dɪˈfɔː.mə.ti/ us /dɪˈfɔːr.mə.t̬i/
Examples from literature
- Deformities are easily cured without the cutting of tendons, or use of mechanical supports.
- Deformity ceases when the conditions upon which it depends are removed by rational appliances, which are always agreeable.
- From babyhood he had suffered from a grievous deformity which rounded his little shoulders and bowed the frail form.
- He stooped a little, but through habit only, and not on account of any deformity.
- Many deformities of the feet, which cause much vexation and trouble in after years, are acquired in early life.