Crook·ed·ness, n. The condition or quality of being crooked; hence, deformity of body or of mind; deviation from moral rectitude; perverseness.
n 1: a tortuous and twisted shape or position; "they built a tree
house in the tortuosities of its boughs"; "the acrobat
performed incredible contortions" [syn: tortuosity, tortuousness,
2: having or distinguished by crooks or curves or bends or
angles [ant: straightness]
3: the quality of being deceitful and underhanded [syn: deviousness]