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English noun: crookedness

1. crookedness (shape) a tortuous and twisted shape or position


SamplesThey built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs.
The acrobat performed incredible contortions.


Synonymscontortion, torsion, tortuosity, tortuousness


Broader (hypernym)distorted shape, distortion

2. crookedness (attribute) having or distinguished by crooks or curves or bends or angles


Broader (hypernym)configuration, conformation, contour, form, shape


Antonymsstraightness

3. crookedness (attribute) the quality of being deceitful and underhanded


Synonymsdeviousness


Broader (hypernym)dishonesty









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