Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / distortion
FEEDBACK

How to use distortion in a sentence

That “news staffer” needs a leader at Fox News with some standing, someone who could stand up to the multimillionaires who pack the prime-time schedule with lies and distortions.
SPEAK UP, BRET BAIER. SPEAK UP, CHRIS WALLACE.ERIK WEMPLEJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Another perk of this lens shape is less distortion and glare.
BEST SKI GOGGLES: WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A PAIR YOU’LL LOVEERIC ALTJANUARY 20, 2021POPULAR SCIENCE
The price distortions of stocks in the index turbocharge the small-cap advantage.
THE FUNDAMENTAL FLAW IN CAP-WEIGHTED INDEX FUNDSGEOFFREY COLVINJANUARY 7, 2021FORTUNE
Our autobiographical memories are subject to all kinds of distortions—what psychologist Daniel Schacter cheekily calls “sins of commission.”
YOU CAN’T COMPLETELY TRUST YOUR MEMORIESDAVID LINDENSEPTEMBER 30, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
In particular, the researchers look for distortions caused by gravitational waves — ripples in space-time that, when they pass through the pulsars, change the blips’ arrival time on Earth.
SOME PHYSICISTS SEE SIGNS OF COSMIC STRINGS FROM THE BIG BANGTHOMAS LEWTONSEPTEMBER 29, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Embellishment, distortion, and outright lying become that much easier, especially for public figures, whose posts on social platforms often get special treatment.
THE TECHNOLOGY THAT POWERS THE 2020 CAMPAIGNS, EXPLAINEDTATE RYAN-MOSLEYSEPTEMBER 28, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
They corrected distortions from the chopping using data from the MRI scans and then lined up neurons in consecutive sections—picture putting together a 3D puzzle—to reconstruct the whole brain.
THESE SCIENTISTS JUST COMPLETED A 3D ‘GOOGLE EARTH’ FOR THE BRAINSHELLY FANAUGUST 5, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
"Come nearer, Tatsu San," he whispered, forcing his face into the distortion of a smile.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
No distortion of countenance, or aukward behaviour; no absence of mind; but to keep the Graces always in remembrance.
TWO BURLESQUES OF LORD CHESTERFIELD'S LETTERS.ANONYMOUS
In fig. 72 distortion is carried too far; this figure is merely used as an illustration.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS

WORDS RELATED TO DISTORTION

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

vermilionnoun | [ver-mil-yuhn ]SEE DEFINITION