Meaning of contortion


Pronunciation: (kun-tôr'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or process of contorting.
  2. the state of being contorted.
  3. a contorted position.
  4. something contorted or twisted, as in position or meaning: His account of the incident was a complete contortion of fact.
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