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Definition of Distort


  1. Distorted; misshapen.
  2. To twist of natural or regular shape; to twist aside physically; as, to distort the limbs, or the body.
  3. To force or put out of the true posture or direction; to twist aside mentally or morally.
  4. To wrest from the true meaning; to pervert; as, to distort passages of Scripture, or their meaning.

Distort Quotations

Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please. - Mark Twain
Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
Mark Twain

Science is a beautiful gift to humanity; we should not distort it.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

The real danger to the world's resistance movements is the attempt to distort reality and to place the blame on the resistance groups' actions without allowing them to portray their perspective, thus ignoring the reality of the occupation and the siege, like the situation in occupied Palestine.
Hassan Nasrallah

Let us take things as we find them: let us not attempt to distort them into what they are not... We cannot make facts. All our wishing cannot change them. We must use them.
John Henry Newman

An autobiography can distort; facts can be realigned. But fiction never lies: it reveals the writer totally.
V. S. Naipaul
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Distort Translations

distort in French is torsion
distort in German is verdrehen, verzerre, verzerren
distort in Latin is torqueo, intorqueo, pertorqueo
distort in Norwegian is fortegne, forvrenge, fordreie
distort in Spanish is distorsionar
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