DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

1 definition found

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·form·i·ty n.; pl. Deformities
 1. The state of being deformed; want of proper form or symmetry; any unnatural form or shape; distortion; irregularity of shape or features; ugliness.
 To make an envious mountain on my back,
 Where sits deformity to mock my body.   --Shak.
 2. Anything that destroys beauty, grace, or propriety; irregularity; absurdity; gross deviation from order or the established laws of propriety; as, deformity in an edifice; deformity of character.
 Confounded, that her Maker's eyes
 Should look so near upon her foul deformities.   --Milton.