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A half year on, I have thrown misshapen bowls, a smattering of wobbly cups and precarious vases that fold at the neck.

Prions are misfolded, misshapen forms of normal proteins, called prion proteins, that are commonly found in human and other animal cells.

With pebble accretion, planets may form from misshapen rings of dust and gas that swirl around a star.

There is no market for misshapen truffles, so hunters are squeezed to find perfect specimens — which becomes difficult when the harvest relies on uncontrollable conditions.

From Eater

So Lawrence’s season isn’t the best of his three, but it’s an incomplete and misshapen national season.

This is a Leskov story, a monument to its own misshapen massiveness.

Relatively misshapen and formless, the dorsal figure is perhaps even more expressive of physical torment.

These magic roots have the likeness of a little man, hideously ugly and misshapen in a weird and diabolic fashion.

And before the other word could pass her lips, a strange misshapen form had darted from under the tree.

Three fair things that hide ugliness: good manners in the ill-favoured; skill in a serf; wisdom in the misshapen.

Durgin had crumpled down into a misshapen heap on the floor and the sight we saw was enough to make your blood run cold.

Ling had seemed so hairy, so misshapen, like a troll out of Gothic legends.


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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to misshapen, such as: contorted, twisted, askew, awry, bent, and blemished.

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