malformed


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mal·formed

 (măl-fôrmd′)
adj.
Abnormally or faultily formed.
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mal•formed

(mælˈfɔrmd)

adj.
faultily or anomalously formed.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.malformed - so badly formed or out of shape as to be uglymalformed - so badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly; "deformed thalidomide babies"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "an ill-shapen vase"; "a limp caused by a malformed foot"; "misshapen old fingers"
unshapely - not well-proportioned and pleasing in shape; "a stout unshapely woman"
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malformed

adjective misshapen, twisted, crooked, distorted, abnormal, irregular, deformed, contorted Her leg had been malformed from birth.
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Translations

malformed

[ˌmælˈfɔːmd] ADJmalformado, deforme
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malformed

adjmissgebildet; charactersverzerrt
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References in classic literature ?
I did not grasp his meaning then; afterwards I was to find that a great proportion of these Beast People had malformed hands, lacking sometimes even three digits.
Presently a slow idea was born in the poor, malformed brain.
Lepers, cripples, the blind, and the idiotic, assail you on every hand, and they know but one word of but one language apparently--the eternal "bucksheesh." To see the numbers of maimed, malformed and diseased humanity that throng the holy places and obstruct the gates, one might suppose that the ancient days had come again, and that the angel of the Lord was expected to descend at any moment to stir the waters of Bethesda.
While the deeds of Emil Gluck were all that was abominable, we cannot but feel, to a certain extent, pity for the unfortunate, malformed, and maltreated genius.
The nose was so variously malformed in its healed brokenness that there was no bridge, while one nostril, the size of a pea, opened downward, and the other, the size of a robin's egg, tilted upward to the sky.
Misshapen and malformed dolls from a toy factory production line are diverted down a chute to the cardboard box ghetto of Uglyville.
You are inconvenient or malformed in our assessment, so we have commissioned the ultimate bully, who is referenced as a doctor, to snuff out your little life.
The pontiff said it can never be condoned, even if the foetus is gravely sick or malformed.
The Pontiff, 82, said even when a foetus is "gravely sick or malformed" it should not be aborted.
The X-ray technique has been incorporated in the routine of several seed analysis laboratories, and it provides information on the occurrence of malformed and empty seeds, which may influence the results of germination (Amaral et al., 2011).
There have also been malformed births in two departments in western France: four in the Morbihan area between 2011 to 2013, and three in neighbouring Loire-Atlantique in 2007 and 2008.
This condition is a rare complication of temporal bone fractures, barotrauma and surgeries, such as stapes surgery and cochlear implantation in patients with malformed cochlea (1).