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Definition of Distortion

Distortion

  1. The act of distorting, or twisting out of natural or regular shape; a twisting or writhing motion; as, the distortions of the face or body.
  2. A wresting from the true meaning.
  3. The state of being distorted, or twisted out of shape or out of true position; crookedness; perversion.
  4. An unnatural deviation of shape or position of any part of the body producing visible deformity.

Distortion Quotations

The Cold War had become a battlefield marked by doublespeak. Disguise, distortion, and deception were accepted as reality. Truth was promised in a serum.
Annie Jacobsen

I think the greatest illusion we have is that denial protects us. It's actually the biggest distortion and lie. In fact, staying asleep is what's killing us.
Eve Ensler

This would be a distortion of their meaning, since the pictures are intimate and intense, and are the opposite of what is decorative; and have been painted in a scale of normal living rather than an institutional scale.
Mark Rothko

It is a distortion, with something profoundly disloyal about it, to picture the human being as a teetering, fallible contraption, always needing watching and patching, always on the verge of flapping to pieces.
Lewis Thomas

The core distortion of the War on Terror under both Bush and Obama is the Orwellian practice of equating government accusations of terrorism with proof of guilt. One constantly hears U.S. government defenders referring to 'terrorists' when what they actually mean is: those accused by the government of terrorism.
Glenn Greenwald
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Distortion Translations

distortion in Italian is deformazione, storcimento
distortion in Norwegian is forvrengning
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