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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crook·ed·ness, n. The condition or quality of being crooked; hence, deformity of body or of mind; deviation from moral rectitude; perverseness.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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,
            torsion, contortion]
      2: having or distinguished by crooks or curves or bends or
         angles [ant: straightness]
      3: the quality of being deceitful and underhanded [syn: deviousness]