Related (8): altering, changing, distorting, warping, disfiguring, contorting, mangling, bending
[dəˈfôrm] ✕ Play
deforming (present participle)
- distort the shape or form of; make misshapen:
- become distorted or misshapen; undergo deformation:
Synonymsdisfigure, misshape, contort, buckle, twist, warp, damage, impair, maim, injure, misshapen, distorted, malformed, contorted, twisted, crooked, curved, warped, buckled, gnarled, maimed, injured, damaged, humpbacked, hunchbacked, disfigured, ugly, unsightly, grotesque, monstrous, marred, mutilated, mangled, Legal
"Deforming" Example Sentences
Common Phases1. The intense pressure caused the metal to start deforming; the once smooth surface now had bumps and dents.
2. The plastic bottle had been exposed to extreme heat, causing it to start deforming; it was no longer able to hold its shape.
3. The heavy rainfall had caused the river's banks to start deforming; they were now eroding and collapsing.
4. The weight of the building had caused the foundation to start deforming; cracks were visible in the walls.
5. The constant use of the old mattress had caused it to start deforming; it was no longer providing the necessary support.
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