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

 de·for·mi·ty /dɪˈfɔrməti, di-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 de·for·mi·ty /dɪˈfɔrmətɪ/ 名詞

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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or
           malformed [syn: malformation, misshapenness]
      2: an appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen; "there
         were distinguishing disfigurements on the suspect's back";
         "suffering from facial disfiguration" [syn: disfigurement,