Contortions



[kuh n-tawr-shuh n] /kənˈtɔr ʃən/

noun
1.
the act or process of .
2.
the state of being .
3.
a position.
4.
something or twisted, as in position or meaning:
His account of the incident was a complete contortion of fact.
/kənˈtɔːʃən/
noun
1.
the act or process of contorting or the state of being contorted
2.
a twisted shape or position
3.
something twisted or out of the ordinary in character, meaning, etc: mental contortions
n.

early 15c., from Middle French contorsion or directly from Latin contortionem (nominative contorsio), noun of action from past participle stem of contorquere (see contort).

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