Synonyms for distortion

Synonyms for (noun) distortion

Synonyms: distortion

Definition: the mistake of misrepresenting the facts

Similar words: mistake, error, fault

Definition: a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention

Usage: he made a bad mistake; she was quick to point out my errors; I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults


Synonyms: twisting, torture, straining, distortion, overrefinement

Definition: the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean

Similar words: falsification, misrepresentation

Definition: a willful perversion of facts


Synonyms: distortion, deformation

Definition: a change for the worse

Similar words: damage, impairment, harm

Definition: the occurrence of a change for the worse


Synonyms: optical aberration, aberration, distortion

Definition: an optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image

Similar words: optical phenomenon

Definition: a physical phenomenon related to or involving light


Synonyms: distortion

Definition: a change (usually undesired) in the waveform of an acoustic or analog electrical signal; the difference between two measurements of a signal (as between the input and output signal)

Usage: heavy metal guitar players use vacuum tube amplifiers to produce extreme distortion

Similar words: acoustic phenomenon

Definition: a physical phenomenon associated with the production or transmission of sound


Similar words: electrical phenomenon

Definition: a physical phenomenon involving electricity


Synonyms: distorted shape, distortion

Definition: a shape resulting from distortion

Similar words: form, shape

Definition: the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance

Usage: geometry is the mathematical science of shape