Synonyms of deform
1 disfigureDictionary • Severe rheumatoid arthritis deforms limbs.
disfigure • These items could be used to injure or disfigure someone.
injure • A bomb exploded, seriously injuring five people.
cripple • He had been warned that another bad fall could cripple him for life.
ruin • The original decor was all ruined during renovation.
mar • The scar was discreet enough not to mar his good looks.
spoil • It is important not to let mistakes spoil your life.
mutilate • He tortured and mutilated six young men.
maim • One man has lost his life; another has been maimed.
deface • It's illegal to deface banknotes.
2 distortDictionary • Plastic deforms when subjected to heat.
distort • Make sure the image isn't distorted by lumps and bumps.
twist • The car was left a mess of twisted metal.
warp • Rainwater had warped the door's timber.
buckle • A freak wave had buckled the deck.
mangle • His body was mangled beyond recognition.
contort • His face contorts as he screams out the lyrics.
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buckleIf an object buckles or if something buckles it, it becomes bent as a result of very great heat or force.
• A freak wave had buckled the deck.
contortIf someone's face or body contorts or is contorted, it moves into an unnatural and unattractive shape or position.
• His face contorts as he screams out the lyrics.
crippleIf someone is crippled by an injury, it is so serious that they can never move their body properly again.
• He had been warned that another bad fall could cripple him for life.
Thesaurus for deform from the Collins English Thesaurus