Deformed; misshapen; shapeless; horrid. Sight so deform what heart of rock could long Dry-eyed behold? (Milton)

Origin: L. Deformis; de- _ forma form: cf. OF. Deforme, f. Difforme. Cf. Difform.

1. To spoil the form of; to mar in form; to misshape; to disfigure. Deformed, unfinished, sent before my time into this breathing world. (Shak)

2. To render displeasing; to deprive of comeliness, grace, or perfection; to dishonor. Above those passions that this world deform. (Thomson)

Origin: L. Deformare; de- _ formare to form, shape, fr. Forma: cf. F. Deformer. See form.

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