10 Letters
6 Consonants
4 Vowels
3 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use contortion as a noun in a sentence.
About Contortion
A 3 syllables noun and 10 letters with the letters c, i, n, o, r, and t, 6 consonants, 4 vowels and 3 syllables with the middle letters or. Contortion starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters c, co, con, cont, conto, and the ending characters are n, on, ion, tion, rtion, ..
Definition
The act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e.g., yourself)
Origin/Roots
Middle French
Compound Words
A compound word, contortion has more than one word within it. There's 2 words which are contort, and ion.
Pig Latin
Contortion in Pig Latin is said as "ontortioncay or ontortioncway".
Unigram
c | o | n | t | o | r | t | i | o | n
Bigram
co | on | nt | to | or | rt | ti | io | on
Trigram
con | ont | nto | tor | ort | rti | tio | ion
Quadrigram
cont | onto | ntor | tort | orti | rtio | tion
Word Gram
Noun Examples
the act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e.g., yourself)
a tortuous and twisted shape or position;
"they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs";
"the acrobat performed incredible contortions"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Contortion"

There are 47 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to contortion.

SynonymDefinition
Abnormalitybehavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality
Anamorphisma distorted projection or perspective
especially an image distorted in such a way that it becomes visible only when viewed in a special manner
Anamorphosisa distorted projection or perspective
especially an image distorted in such a way that it becomes visible only when viewed in a special manner
Asymmetry(mathematics) a lack of symmetry
Bucklefastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap
often has loose prong
Calidris Canutus
Contortionthe act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e.g., yourself)
Crookednessthe quality of being deceitful and underhanded
Deflectiona turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)
"a diversion from the main highway"
"a digression into irrelevant details"
"a deflection from his goal"
Deflexiona turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)
"a diversion from the main highway"
"a digression into irrelevant details"
"a deflection from his goal"

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Anagrams

There are 1 anagrams from contortion.

Anagram Definition
Contortionthe act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e.g., yourself)

View English words with the unique letters used in contortion. Words With The Letters Cinort

Derives

Contortion derives from 8 words.

Word Definition
Bendcurved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
Contorttwist and press out of shape
Deformassume a different shape or form
Distortalter the shape of (something) by stress
"His body was deformed by leprosy"
Flexthe act of flexing
"he gave his biceps a flex to impress the ladies"
Turntaking a short walk out and back
"we took a turn in the park"
Twistany clever (deceptive) maneuver
"he would stoop to any device to win a point"
Wringa twisting squeeze
"gave the wet cloth a wring"

Hypernyms

Contortion has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Change Of Shape





     

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