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English noun: deformation

1. deformation (event) a change for the worse


Broader (hypernym)damage, harm, impairment

Narrower (hyponym)warp, warping

2. deformation (event) alteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it

Broader (hypernym)alteration, change, modification

Narrower (hyponym)shear, strain

3. deformation (act) the act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e.g., yourself)


Broader (hypernym)change of shape

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