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Meaning of CONTORTED

Pronunciation:  kun'tortid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  strained or wrenched out of normal shape; "old trees with contorted branches"; "scorched and distorted fragments of steel"; "trapped under twisted steel girders"
  2. [adj]  twisted (especially as in pain or struggle); "his mad contorted smile"; "writhed lips"; "my writhen features"- Walter scott
 

CONTORTED is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: crooked, distorted, twisted, writhed, writhen
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*tort"ed\, a.
1. Twisted, or twisted together. ``A contorted chain of
   icicles.'' --Massinger.

2. (Bot.)
   (a) Twisted back upon itself, as some parts of plants.
   (b) Arranged so as to overlap each other; as, petals in
       contorted or convolute [ae]stivation.

 

 

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