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Noun1.misshapenness - an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformedmisshapenness - an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
affliction - a condition of suffering or distress due to ill health
Arnold-Chiari deformity - deformity in which part of the brain protrudes through the skull
clawfoot, pes cavus - a deformity of the foot characterized by an abnormally high arch and hyperextension of the toes which gives the foot the appearance of a claw
cleft foot - a deformity in which the space between the third and fourth toes extends up into the foot
clubfoot, talipes - congenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toes
chicken breast - abnormal protrusion of the breastbone caused by rickets
plagiocephaly - congenital malformation of the skull in which the main axis of the skull is oblique
scaphocephaly - congenital malformation of the skull which is long and narrow; frequently accompanied by mental retardation
valgus - a deformity in which there is an abnormal displacement of part of a limb away from the midline of the body
varus - a deformity in which part of a limb is turned inward to an abnormal degree
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We have also re-deployed troops in the areas which have been worse hit to counter any further issues or misshapenness," said Lt.
Indeed the language of mental distortion and deformity, of physical misshapenness and monstrosity, provides a singularly appropriate vocabulary for discussing Wuthering Heights, a narrative that I will argue offers an ideologically charged representation of disability.
aberration, abnormality, asymmetry, buckle, contortion, corruption, crookedness, damage, defacement, defect, depravity, disfigurement, evil, grossness, hideousness, impairment, injury, irregularity, knot, malconformation, malformation, misproportion, misshape, misshapenness, repulsiveness, ugliness, unattractiveness, unsightliness, warp.
It notes that the Creator pronounced the creation "very good" and later found it for all its misshapenness to be worth dying for.
work, first through the inertial misshapenness that Barbara Rose called