What is another word for contorted?

612 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ kəntˈɔːtɪd], [ kəntˈɔːtɪd], [ k_ə_n_t_ˈɔː_t_ɪ_d]

Contorted refers to something twisted or deformed from its original shape. There are several synonyms that can be used interchangeably with this word. One such word is twisted, which refers to something that is turned or bent. Another synonym is distorted, which means something that is changed from its original form. Wrenched is another synonym that describes something that has been twisted or pulled. Tangled is also a synonym that refers to something that is knotted or twisted together. Lastly, gnarled is a synonym that describes something that is twisted or bent in an irregular shape, usually referring to a tree or plant.

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What are the hypernyms for Contorted?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for contorted?

Contorted, meaning twisted or distorted, has several antonyms that can be used in varying contexts. One opposite of contorted is straight, which represents a linear and upright posture. Another antonym is flexible, which signifies the ability to move with ease and without tension. Sane is also an antonym, suggesting a mental state of calmness and composure, not characterized by any sense of distortion or twistedness. Finally, a fourth antonym is plain, suggesting a simple and uncomplicated appearance or positioning. Each of these different antonyms provides a unique point of contrast to the idea of contorted, offering a range of options for expressing distinctly different ideas and concepts.

What are the antonyms for Contorted?

  • adj.

    noun
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Usage examples for Contorted

His long mane beat in the contorted face of the monkey-like figure on his back.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey
Green trees up the hillsides and contorted mist wreaths showed as in daylight, and then were buried in blackness and thunder.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch
Lying about among this, contorted into ghastly attitudes, were several bodies, all natives, and representing all ages and sexes.
"The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley"
Bertram Mitford

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