DEFORMATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DEFORMATION
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deformation
 n.  alteration in the shape or dimensions; a change for the worse
Classic Sentence: (37 in 3 pages)
1  His beard was stained with tobacco juice and a large wad in his jaw made his face look deformed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
2  Mixed with these were rusty old whaling lances and harpoons all broken and deformed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
3  The person of this individual was to the last degree ungainly, without being in any particular manner deformed.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
4  The beauty and manliness of warfare has been much deformed, Major Heyward, by the arts of your Monsieur Vauban.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
5  Softly, softly," said the scout, extending his long rifle in front of the eager Heyward; "we now know our work, but the beauty of the trail must not be deformed.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18
6  At first the Hurons believed the Delaware had been thus deformed by witchcraft.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27
7  Before them was a level stretch, peopled with short, deformed stumps.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 16
8  He must be deformed somewhere; he gives a strong feeling of deformity, although I couldn't specify the point.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER STORY OF THE DOOR
9  He appeared to be deformed, for he carried his head low and walked with his knees bent.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. The Adventure of The Crooked Man
10  There are not such a very great number of civilians, and a deformed man was sure to have attracted attention.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. The Adventure of The Crooked Man
11  As I did so I struck against an elderly, deformed man, who had been behind me, and I knocked down several books which he was carrying.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
12  The chairs were also damaged, many of them severely; and deep indentations deformed the panels of the walls.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
13  The largeness of its features made it appear the most deformed animal that can be conceived.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER V.
14  Their shape was very singular and deformed, which a little discomposed me, so that I lay down behind a thicket to observe them better.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER I.
15  I was, besides, endued with a figure hideously deformed and loathsome; I was not even of the same nature as man.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 13
Example Sentence:
1  Chahkalalanwala is a village where around 8 years ago the world media including BBC rushed to highlight the cases of bone deformation among children.
2  He was born with a deformed right leg.
3  The bones begin to grind against each other, leading to pain and deformity.
4  Beauty gains little, and homeliness and deformity lose much, by gaudy attire.
5  Drugs taken during pregnancy may cause physical deformity in babies.
6  The doctors ascribed the child's deformity to an atavism.
7  The heat will deform the plastic sculpture.
8  The seismic waves from a nearby earthquake will deform the cable minutely, leaving the returning light slightly out of phase with the light emitted by the laser.