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Definition of "distorting" []

  • To twist or pull out of shape; make bent or misshapen; contort; deform (verb)
  • To alter or misrepresent (facts, motives, etc) (verb)
  • To reproduce or amplify (a signal) inaccurately, changing the shape of the waveform (verb)
  • Present participle of distort. (verb)

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  • That distorts. (adjective)

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Use "distorting" in a sentence
  • "S. O'BRIEN: Well, after two best-selling books, "Bias" and "Arrogance," that blasted the media for what he calls distorting the news, journalist Bernard Goldberg is turning his pen on a rogues 'gallery of cultural villains in his new book."
  • "But Liddy believes it is time to reassess the effectiveness and the need for the support measures and to remove what he calls a distorting effect and a lever by which the majors are tightening their grip on the market - taking over independent non-bank lenders like Wizard and Rams - while foreign banks are packing up and going home."
  • "Anyone who acknowledges these rankings as somewhat valid is complicit in distorting an appropriate world perspective and should feel ashamed."