deformative

deformative

(dɪˈfɔːmətɪv)
adj
making worse by alteration
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Woodbridge (Professor of Theology and Church History and currently involved in missions work in Eastern Europe) is a vitally important and timely contribution to an understanding of how the equation of the acquisition of wealth with religious compliance to the Gospel of Christ has been a deformative influence on all too many Christian communities.
Formative Assessment at the Crossroads: Conformative, Deformative and Transformative Assessment.
With features like hill hold control, rain-sensing wipers and adaptive headlamps, active hood and deformative side wings for safety make the Tiguan heavily packed with features.
The suitability of electrotherapy in the treatment of persons with chronic pain resulting from degenerative and deformative changes in the spine.
It is expected that patients of the specialised spine clinic will benefit from the low dose, full body images and weight-bearing, 3D analysis that EOS provides for deformative and degenerative spine conditions.
The software permits surgeons to make use of 3-D imaging to create an optimized treatment plan to improve sagittal alignment in pediatric patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and for adults with dengerative or deformative spine diseases.
The third EOS system will be dedicated to patients suffering from degenerative and deformative spine conditions.
If in Gentleman's Agreement the threat of antisemitism can be real even when Jews aren't, and if in The Pawnbroker antisemitism is so powerfully deformative as to have produced Jews as the dysfunctional avatar of Christian civilization's collapse, then Liberty Heights flips this process on its head, insisting on the ontological distinctiveness of Jews even while suggesting that the only difference between Jews and other Americans is that they do things better than goyim do.
The stretching vibrations near 2926 and 2854 cm 1 and deformative vibrations near 1464-1486 [cm.
I am wracked by the seven jealousies, and cogitating an excuse for always exuding my deformative secretions in my own stuff, and never getting an outline" ("181" 169).
The deformative and strength characteristics of materials were determined by testing the specimens of standard shape and size.
A 2012 article by Torrance is the very most recent; its topic is formative assessment at the crossroads--conformative, deformative and transformative assessment.